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The Center for Organogenesis Research and Trauma (CORT)

The mission of the Center for Organogenesis Research and Trauma (CORT) is to improve the lives of children and adults living with injury and diseases of the skin, organs, and musculoskeletal system through rigorous science, innovation, collaboration, and compassion.

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Drugs being investigated for pain relief may prevent heterotopic ossification, study suggests. Blocking a molecule that draws sensory nerves into musculoskeletal injuries prevents heterotopic ossification (HO), a process in which bone abnormally grows in soft tissue during healing, UT Southwestern researchers reported in a study.