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TOBI 2019 is our 10th Annual gathering of orthobiologics thought-leaders from around the globe. Attending TOBI puts you on the cutting edge with the latest research and clinical pearls in orthopedic regenerative medicine. Join us to be informed and build relationships with the TOBI community of physicians, researchers and scientists on the forefront of orthopedics.

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10th Annual PRP & Regenerative Medicine Symposium, Workshops & Cadaver Lab - June 6-8, 2019, McCormick Place, Chicago

TOBI News

Amniotic Fluid Products Probably Don’t Contain Stem Cells, but May Still Modulate Healing

In vivo amniotic fluid is known to contain growth factors and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), which prior research has suggested may aid in tissue healing. Several companies have injectable amniotic fluid products  (AFPs) on the market based on this  prior research, but it’s unclear exactly what the composition of these AFPs is and whether they [...]

Dr. Victor Ibrahim Memorial Scholarships to TOBI X 2019

The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) honors Dr. Victor Ibrahim’s legacy with the Dr. Victor Ibrahim Memorial Orthobiologic Scholarship to provide registrations to TOBI X 2019 to Residents, Fellows, Military, or Physicians in underserved regions. Each scholarship provides registration to The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) 10th Annual PRP & Regenerative Medicine Symposium, Workshops and Cadaver Labs, June 6-8, [...]

Safety and Efficacy of Micro-Fractured Adipose Tissue for Knee Osteoarthritis

New research published by TOBI Faculty suggests autologous, micro-fractured, minimally manipulated adipose tissue may represent a nonsurgical treatment option for knee osteoarthritis patients seeking alternatives to total knee replacement. Congratulations Jay Panchal, MD, Gerard Malanga, MD, Mitchell Sheinkop, MD on this new publication in The American Journal of Orthopedics. Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Injection [...]

UPMC to Name Sports Medicine Building for Dr. Freddie Fu

Dr. Freddie Fu is honored as an icon who inspired the $80 million UPMC Center for Sports Medicine. Congratulations Dr. Freddy Fu. This dedication is well-deserved for your monumental contributions to sports medicine. We are honored to have you as a member of TOBI Faculty Alumni. Watch Dr. Fu’s TOBI 2018 presentation here: