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VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 20 July 2016

12:00 PM - Wednesday 20 July, 2016


Join us to hear Dr Julien Freitag (MD) from the Melbourne Stem Cell Centre discuss the use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in degenerative joint conditions and the preliminary outcome data.

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DATE:     Wednesday, 20th July, 2016

TIME:     12 noon

VENUE:  AUDITORIUM, Melbourne Brain Centre, The University of Melbourne

TITLE:     Use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in degenerative joint conditions – preliminary outcome data


Dr Julien Freitag is a fellow of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians.  He has completed a Bachelor of Medical Science at the Australian Institute of Sport where he was involved in the development of a test for the detection of erythropoietin abuse prior to the Sydney Olympics.  Dr Freitag’s practice is focused on degenerative musculoskeletal conditions including osteoarthritis.  He has published numerous peer reviewed articles in the area of regenerative therapies.  Dr Freitag is the lead clinical investigator on a number of studies assessing the efficacy of mesenchymal stem cells in osteoarthritis.