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October 5th, 2017

Alzheimer’s Researcher Receives MERIT Award

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on Mayo Clinic’s medical science blog, Advancing the Science. Dr. Bu is the associate director for the Center for Regenerative Medicine in Florida. Neuroscientist Guojun Bu, Ph.D., Mary Lowell Leary Professor of Medicine, on Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida, has been selected to receive the prestigious Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award. […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, amyloid, APOE, awards, Dr. Guojun Bu, Dr. Tushar Patel, Florida, Florida research, National Advisory Council on Aging, National Institute on Aging, NIA, NIH


July 28th, 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 the cells. This platform is […]

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Tags: diabetes, Mayo Clinic, Patricia Devaux, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


July 20th, 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 foot to her ankle. She […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Lymph Node Transfer, Lymphedema Clinic, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, News, Oscar Manrique, Regenerative Medicine and Surgery


June 27th, 2017

Regenerative Cardiac Synchronization – Satsuki Yamada, M.D., Ph.D.

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

A heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked, most often by a build-up of fat, cholesterol and other substances, which form a plaque in the arteries that feed the heart (coronary arteries). The interrupted blood flow can damage or destroy part of the heart muscle. Satsuki Yamada, M.D., Ph.D., […]

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Tags: heart attack, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research, stem cells, translational research


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


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