Prof Frank Barry

In this episode, Gráinne O’Leary meets Professor Frank Barry, to discuss a promising ongoing cell therapy trial for osteoarthritis. Professor Barry talks about his motivation for the trial which is driven by the significant impact on the quality of life of osteoarthritis patients and the lack of disease modifying treatments. He discusses how cell therapy has the potential to treat patients, eliciting a repair response, the different stages of the trial and the challenge of ensuring that the potential treatment is affordable and accessible to patients.

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