The Napa Medical Research Foundation continues to make major contributions in the ﬁeld of regenerative medicine thanks to our innovative research team, dedicated staff and generous donors. Director of Research, Dr. Marko Bodor, combines his expertise in ultrasound and regenerative medicine to develop new, minimally invasive procedures and techniques. Research projects are yielding exceptional patient improvement rates. Collaboration with renowned medical institutions and publication of our ﬁndings advance less invasive, less painful ways to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the spine, nerves, joints and tendons.
The NMRF Board of Directors has expanded to include additional leading medical professionals and prominent community members. New office space provides Foundation staff with the opportunity to welcome friends and study participants. Our state-of-the-art research lab enables Dr. Bodor and his team to gain valuable insights and establish critical data t o support the work of our clinical studies.
2017: Advance Research. Pioneer New Procedures. Share Findings
6 CLINICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS
Carpal Tunnel Release ; Cervical Facet Arthritis; Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome; Intradiscal Platelet-Rich Plasma; Carpal Tunnel Injectate Flow; Sever’s Disease
7 LECTURES + PRESENTATIONS
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine; California Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Interventional Orthopedics Foundation; Spine Intervention Society; UCSF Dept. of Neurological Surgery, 9/2017 + 10/2017; The Orthobiologic Institute
STATE-OF-THE-ART RESEARCH LAB
Beckman-Coulter Flow Cytometer; Cell Culture Capability; Dedicated Lab Technician; Inversion Fluoroscent Microscope; Part-Time Cell & Molecular Biologist
5 BOOK CHAPTERS + 2 ARTICLES
British Medical Journal of Open Sport & Exercise Medicine; Elsevier; Muscle & Nerve, March +November 2017; Oxford University Press, 2 Chapters, released 2017; Springer Publishing, 3 publications for 2018 release
5 NEW DIRECTORS
HARRY GENANT, MD: Internationally-recognized leader in Radiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Arthritis Research & Osteology.
CONRAD HEWITT: Former Chief Accountant for US Securities and Exchange Committee and engaged community member.
KENNETH NOVACK: Philanthropic advocate for health care, education and the arts with extensive business experience.
JOANN SERAFINI ROSS: Owner of Shibumi Knoll Vineyards and HMiCardinal with a broad background in communications.
PHILIP WEINSTEIN, MD: Director of neurospinal surgery at UCSF and leading researcher in spine and brain injury.
Reduce Pain. Increase Mobility + Function. Improve Quality of Life.
All the research conducted through the Napa Medical Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is fully funded through generous donations received from individuals and family foundations.