10. Microgel Fabrication for Sustained Delivery of PRP to Treat Osteoarthritis

Introduction: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating joint disease that affects 50+ million American adults. Current treatment options are not optimal. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a promising option. However, when PRP is delivered intra-articularly, it is rapidly cleared from the joint, diminishing treatment efficacy. We hypothesize that a delivery vehicle that can sustain PRP release will […]