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Regenerative Therapies

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Meet Our Specialists

The Cornell University Hospital for Animals is a world-wide leader in Regenerative Medicine, a method for enhancing a horse's natural healing abilities to repair injured tissue. Our specialists are nationally and internationally recognized as leaders in this field who pioneered the use of these therapies. Horses from across the northeast United States come to Cornell to receive treatment from our team. 

Our service offers advanced diagnostic techniques and cutting-edge treatments, including both stem cell and platelet-rich plasma treatments in conjunction with more traditional orthopedic treatment options. 

We work in a collaborative environment that brings together a diverse group of veterinary specialty services including Anesthesiology, Farrier Services, Imaging and Clinical Nutrition to provide comprehensive veterinary care for your horse.

    Treatment options

    • Stem cell treatments
    • Platelet-rich plasma treatments

    Related Information

    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
    A non-profit board created to enhance animal and human health by advancing veterinary internal medicine through training, education, and discovery.

    Fortier Laboratory
    Dr. Lisa Fortier's laboratory investigates the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the development of arthritis with the goal of identifying finding new ways to treat and prevention arthritis.

    Comparative Orthopedics Laboratory
    Dr. Alan Nixon's laboratory is dedicated to the study of the basic mechanisms of orthopedic diseases and the development of innovative therapies.