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Pioneering Joint Injury and Arthritis Treatment: Stone Research Foundation

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The Stone Research Foundation is an independent, public, non-profit research institute based in San Francisco. Its mission is to research and develop ways to prevent, treat, and reverse arthritis and joint injuries. More info is available at www.stoneresearch.org

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Orthopedic Research Society Dr. Kevin Stone
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Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

Stone, K.R., Pelsis J.R., Adelson W.S., Walgenbach, A.W. 2010.

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