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June 13th, 2017

Neuroregeneration Lab Opens on Florida Campus

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

There’s a new lab on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus — and it’s not the traditional basic science lab. After a few months of construction and renovation, the Mayo Clinic Neuroregeneration Lab opened on the second floor of the Birdsall Research Building, significantly expanding the reach of regenerative medicine on campus. The nearly 500 square feet […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's, Dr. Guojun Bu, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neuroregeneration, Parkinson's, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


June 9th, 2017

Yale and Mayo Clinic Collaborate To Further Regulatory Science

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

As medical treatments and technologies advance at an unparalleled pace — particularly in the field of regenerative medicine —  there is a need to develop new scientifically-based standards and metrics to assess the safety, efficacy, and quality of diagnostic and therapeutic products. Development of techniques and measurements to assess these characteristics of clinical products is known as […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic, policy, regulatory science, Science of Health Care Delivery, stem cells, Yale


May 19th, 2017

Immune-Building Stem Cell Research

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

In the 1970s, when Cesar A. Keller, M.D., started his career in pulmonology, lung transplantation was widely considered science fiction. Now, lung transplantation is a lifesaving option for thousands of people every year, but it’s not perfect, Dr. Keller says. For adults, the five-year survival rate is about 55 percent, according to 2008–2015 lung transplant data from the Department of Health and Human […]

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Tags: Dr. Cesar Keller, lung regeneration, Lung Restoration, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, United Therapeutics


May 5th, 2017

Stem Cell Signaling May Repair Liver Injury

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine. Researchers are continually learning more about the ability of stem cells to replace or repair damaged tissue. As it turns out, a signaling mechanism used by stem cells may also have therapeutic effects. Two new studies from the lab of Tushar Patel, M.B., […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, extracellular vesicles, liver, Liver Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, translational medicine, Tushar Patel


April 28th, 2017

Mayo Clinic and NASA – Exploring Two Frontiers

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine. Space—with near-zero gravity, no atmosphere, and extremes of heat and cold—is an unusual and often hostile environment. But it’s also an opportunity—for medical researchers who see maladies and phenomena they can scarcely examine in the familiar environment of Earth. Several Mayo Clinic researchers […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells, stroke


April 11th, 2017

Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Biobusiness/Biotechnology and Education Awards from ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Five Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive 2017 Education and Biobusiness/Biotechnology Awards from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a joint venture between the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, and funded by the Minnesota Legislature, with the goal of distributing millions of dollars to advance regenerative medicine in the state through research, education, healthcare, […]

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Tags: awards, grants, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells, University of Minnesota


April 6th, 2017

Renaissance in Medicine

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine. Renaissance means rebirth or regeneration. Every few generations medicine takes a major turn. We’re at one of those junctures now with regenerative medicine — where healing is triggered from within the human body. It’s bringing a whole new universe to how physicians provide […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Andre Terzic, bioprinting, Center for Regenerative Medicine, dennis wigle, Dr. Morie Gertz, Dr. Stephen Textor, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


March 31st, 2017

Knee Deep: Treating Knee Disorders with Regenerative Medicine

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. According to a joint project of leading orthopedic societies in the United States, musculoskeletal disorders for work-related injuries account for one half of all days away from work. A decade ago, these conditions cost Americans nearly $1 trillion in health care costs and lost wages. That’s […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Concentrate, gene therapy, knee disorders, Mayo Clinic, mesenchymal cells, orthopedic, regenerative medicine, stem cells


March 16th, 2017

Regenerative Medicine: From Blueprint to Build Out

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine is an Established Priority at Mayo Clinic Five years is a short amount of time to expect results from a new strategic initiative at a complex organization. But early results were evident at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Mayo Clinic experts in regenerative medicine highlighted advancements in cancer care, […]

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Tags: advanced product incubator, biomaterials, biotrust, Mayo Clinic research, Mayo event, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, regenerative medicine symposium, stem cells


January 10th, 2017

Regenerative Medicine has Potential to Change How We Approach Cardiovascular Disease

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

An article in Cardiology News describes the effort to bring regenerative medicine into clinical practice for cardiovascular disease. Although routine stem cell applications for cardiovascular disease are not yet available, current research spans the spectrum of heart diseases, deepening our knowledge base. This new knowledge is translating into a regenerative medicine care that moves towards […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, cardiac regeneration, cardiovascular disease, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, research, stem cells


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