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Shriner's celebrates opening of new research facility

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On Wednesday afternoon, Shriner's Hospitals for Children celebrated the opening of a new research lab. (Credit: KMOV) On Wednesday afternoon, Shriner's Hospitals for Children celebrated the opening of a new research lab. (Credit: KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

On Wednesday afternoon, Shriner's Hospitals for Children celebrated the opening of a new research lab.

The lab is the premier site for Pediatric Musculoskeletal research.

It's an advancement key for children who need replacement joints.

Scientists will be able to create a living tissue joint that can grow within the child.

The multi-million-dollar lab includes microscopes worth more than $800,000.

Shriner's has 22 hospitals across the United States.

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