Special Issue "Novel Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis and Management"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.
Interests: osteoarthritis, chondrocyte, autophage, hypertrophy, senescence
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of chronic pain and disability in older adults. It poses a huge challenge to healthcare system and cause a heavy socioeconomic burden. Unluckily, there is no cure for OA until now. Nowadays, OA is no longer considered as a simple wear-and-tear problem of articular cartilage. As a whole joint disease, the pathogenesis of OA involves a complex signaling interaction among multiple tissues and cells insides joint. In-depth understanding of signaling interaction in the context of OA development will lead a way towards the mechanism-based discovery of novel biomarkers and therapeutics for early detection and intervention of OA. In this special issue, we are inviting the submission of original and review articles.
Dr. CHUNYI WEN
Dr. Xavier Houard
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- Bone-Cartilage Unit
- Chondrocyte Autophage
- Chondrocyte Hypertrophy
- Chondrocyte Senescence