Have you suffered from muscle and tendon tissue loss to your arm and/or leg due to a traumatic injury in the past 18 months? You may be able to participate in a study to examine the ability of a surgical graft to restore your muscle cells in the area of your injury. Eligible participants are 18-70 years old and are at least 3 months from initial injury. Reimbursement is provided.
IRB: STUDY19040344- XENMATRIX™ AB Surgical Graft for the repair of severe musculotendinous tissue damaged by soft tissue trauma
MEET THE RESEARCHER
J. Peter Rubin
J. Peter Rubin, MD, is UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition, he is a Professor of Bioengineering. Dr. Rubin is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Rubin’s research interests include application of adult adipose-derived stem cells for restoring damaged tissues after trauma and cancer therapy.