white dappled horse with purple rope halter being examined by a woman long brown hair in blue scrubs. she is using a pen light to examine the horse's eye

Clinical Trials With Active Recruitment For Other Species

Evaluating the Use of Injected Stem Cells for Treating Synovitis in Horses

Complete Title: Use of Allogeneic Mesenchymal Cells for Treatment of Synovitis in Horses

Study Investigator: Dr. Judith Koenig

Equine synovitis is a painful and debilitating condition that can require long recovery times and can often recur due to incomplete healing. A form of stem cell therapy, where stem cells are extracted from umbilical cord blood, has come to the forefront in recent years as a potential therapeutic option for joint injury. This cell therapy may help to decrease inflammation and regenerate damaged tissues associated with synovitis.

Inclusion criteria:

  • Horses with a diagnosis of synovitis/osteoarthritis of the fetlock or carpus

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