Aug 17, 2017

New Start-Up on the Front Lines of the Fight Against Inherited Eye Disease

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared on the In the Loop blog. When Alan Marmorstein, Ph.D., arrived on Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus four years ago, he had a specific goal in mind: Find a way to counteract the vision loss that often comes with common and inherited eye diseases like macular degeneration [...]
New Start-Up on the Front Lines of the Fight Against Inherited Eye Disease
Aug 10, 2017

Researching the Use of Stem Cells for ALS - Nathan Staff, M.D, Ph.D.

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Nathan Staff, M.D, Ph.D., and his team are researching the potential of cell-based therapies to promote the healing response for patients with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. A fatal neurodegenerative disease, ALS causes progressive paralysis and death in 2-5 years. Currently, no curative treatment exists for this devastating condition. While [...]
Researching the Use of Stem Cells for ALS - Nathan Staff, M.D, Ph.D.
Aug 3, 2017

Persistence Powers Mayo Clinic's Approach to Adult-Derived Stem Cell Therapies

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. Allan B. Dietz, Ph.D., never intended to be a scientist. His plan was to be a farmer, just like his father, grandfather and all the other Dietzes he knew. "I was going to be a farmer at first. Then I was going to be a veterinarian because that's what farm kids who like science did," Dr. Dietz says. [...]
Persistence Powers Mayo Clinic's Approach to Adult-Derived Stem Cell Therapies
Jul 28, 2017

Researching Regenerative Therapy for Diabetes - Patricia Devaux, Ph.D.

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Patricia Devaux, Ph.D., is testing a new technology to reprogram human blood cells to go back to a state from which they can then develop into other kinds of cells, particularly insulin-producing cells for the treatment of diabetes. Her research focuses on the development of a new platform to reprogram [...]
Researching Regenerative Therapy for Diabetes - Patricia Devaux, Ph.D.
Jul 20, 2017

Regenerating the Lymph System

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
It was during a morning commute when Wendy Himley noticed her left foot was swollen. She wondered if she had sprained her ankle or stepped on a bee while wearing sandals. Nothing came to mind as a possible cause. The swelling went away but later returned and moved from her [...]
Regenerating the Lymph System
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