March 23rd, 2017

Promising Early Stem Cell Trial Results: Hold Steady

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. Steve Day is on a mission as he scans a crowd of about 150 people in the banquet hall of a golf course in his boyhood hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. When he finally finds his target, he begins weaving through the crowd. Steve‚Äôs cane […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trial, Dr. Low, Dr. Singer, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, MSA, multiple system atrophy, stem cells

February 9th, 2017

The Case for Stem Cell Treatments for ALS

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

When nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord stop working normally there is a noticeable change in muscle movement and activity. Motor neurons work with the brain to control muscle movement such as gripping and walking. These activities become increasingly difficult with the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, Nathan Staff, regenerative medicine, stem cells

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