Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the knee: M-ACI has comparable benefit to therapy alternative

Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has been used in adults with deep cartilage defects for over 30 years and has been further developed and modified over time. For the most recent procedure, matrix-induced ACI (M-ACI), favourable effects have been shown suggesting that the benefits are at least comparable to those of therapy alternatives. No advantages are…

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Lung tissue from COVID-19 patients and others reveals promising target to treat lung fibrosis

An analysis of lung tissues from patients with different types of pulmonary fibrosis – including cases triggered by COVID-19 – has revealed a promising molecular target to ameliorate the chronic and irreversible disease. Experiments in mouse models of lung fibrosis showed that administering blockers of an epigenetic regulator called MBD2 via intratracheal inhalation protected the…

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Mailman School experts contribute to new Lancet report on health and climate change

December 4, 2020 — Unless we take urgent action to tackle climate change, we can expect an ever-hotter world that threatens global health, disrupts lives and livelihoods and overwhelms healthcare systems, according to The Lancet‘s Global Countdown on Health and Climate Change, a comprehensive global analysis tracking the impact of climate change on human health…

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The Empress of East Second Street

In this series for T, the author Reggie Nadelson revisits New York institutions that have defined cool for decades, from time-honored restaurants to unsung dives. I’m sitting at a table outside Il Posto Accanto eating grilled calamari prepared by Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta, the restaurant’s co-owner, whom I like to think of as the empress…

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