Stem Cell Expert Dr. R. Wade McKenna to Speak at International Stem Cell Society Conference
Ocala, FL, January 29, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Biologic Therapies (www.biologictherapies.com), a medical device company specializing in the design and manufacturing of proprietary medical components focused on autologous stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine, has announced its Chief Medical Director, Dr. R. Wade McKenna, will share his expertise at the 2013 International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) conference. The conference, which is tagged ‘Autologous Stem Cells: Who Gets To Decide?’, is being held February 6th, 7th and 8th at the Westin Beach Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. McKenna’s speech will be entitled, ‘The Clinical Use & Theory of Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate.’
Dr. R. Wade McKenna is Fellowship trained in Trauma and Post Traumatic Reconstruction, specializing in Sports Medicine and Autologous Biologics. Noted for his expertise and innovative procedures, Dr. McKenna says, “I’m honored to share my knowledge of autologous stem cell therapy with an esteemed international audience. I’m also looking forward to hearing how this extraordinarily important form of regenerative medicine is progressing around the world.”
Dr. Wade McKenna is a leading advocate of autologous stem cell therapy and Regenerative Medicine focusing on advancing the clinical benefits in Orthopedics. Board certified in Orthopedic surgery, Dr. McKenna is a co-founder of Biologic Therapies. His achievements include the recent development of the company’s Bio-MAC Bone Marrow Aspiration Catheter, treating world-class athletes, and developing numerous surgical and non-surgical stem cell application protocols.
After receiving his undergraduate degree and earning his medical degree at Oklahoma State University, Dr. McKenna completed his orthopedic residency at the Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Center and his trauma fellowship at Tampa General Hospital. With over 20 years in private practice, Dr. McKenna has successfully built McKenna Orthopedics in Trophy Club, Texas as well as, North Central Texas Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Decatur, Texas.
Dr. McKenna has a deep passion for producing positive clinical outcomes augmented by concentrated, autologous bone marrow aspirate. This stem cell enriched product has been applied to over 1500 successful surgical and non-surgical cases. Applications include long bone non-unions, avascular necrosis of the femoral head, severe clavicle non-unions, cartilage regeneration, chondrogenesis and soft tissue repair of the shoulder, chronic tendonopathy, tendon ruptures as well as numerous applications to common, often difficult foot & ankle injuries and wrists fractures.
Dr. McKenna is licensed to practice medicine in Texas and Florida.
For more information contact Scott Reynolds, Biologic Therapies’ Vice President Marketing, at 352-304-5149.