Author | Gregory Jay MD PhD


Lubricin: New Promise for Joint-Preserving Therapy

July 31, 2013

Evidence from animal and human studies supports efforts to use the natural lubricant proteoglycan 4 (lubricin) to protect joints threatened by injury or disease, primarily osteoarthritis. The only thing wanted now is clinical proof of the concept. Gregory Jay MD PhD reviews the history and the potential of this new strategy.