Dr Steven Sampson will address Physicians in Hiroshima at the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine in March 2009. Dr Sampson will discuss research findings from a knee arthritis study using Platelet Rich Plasma. The research is pending publication and is the first of it’s kind to be published in a reputable orthopaedic journal. Using this encouraging data, Dr Sampson is planning a multi-center study on PRP for knee osteoarthritis. Doctors in Japan are expressing an interest in orthobiologics to provide cutting edge therapies to their patients.