|Animal:||Horses & Ponies|
|Keywords:||tendonitis, desmitis, stem cells, stem cell therapy, equine, horse, MSC|
|Type:||Stem Cell Study|
If you agree to let your horse participate in this study, the following will happen:
Allogenic MSCs will be:
Autologous MSCs will be:
Both types of stem cell injections may be accompanied by an additional intra-arterial stem cell injection may be necessary if there is increase in lameness and signs of worsening tendonitis or desmitis during the rehabilitation process.
Depending on the degree and stage of the injury, a UC Davis veterinarian will either request that you to bring your horse to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) or a UC Davis veterinarian from the research team will go to your location and administer the stem cells treatment.
If you allow your horse to participate in this study, you will be responsible for covering all charges related to stem cell therapy and follow-up, bringing your horse to the clinic or agreed upon location for the injections, and informing the UC Davis researchers if your horse of any adverse effects for the 10 days following each injection.
We are looking for horses diagnosed with an injury involving a tendon or ligament. Please have your veterinarian contact Dr. Galuppo to see if your horse will qualify.
Have any questions or want to learn more? Leave your contact details below and the research team will reach out to you.