Items Tagged ‘HLHS’

September 21st, 2017

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Program to host “Feel the Beat” event Oct. 14

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

The fifth annual “Feel the Beat” event, hosted by the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 in Rochester, Minn.  “Feel the Beat” brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families affected by HLHS, a severe form of congenital heart disease. The one-day event showcases the […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


August 31st, 2017

Novel Stem Cell Treatment Means New Lease on Life

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Halloween is an especially meaningful day for Jared Ausnehmer and his family. On Oct. 31, 2011, Jared’s family saw a news story about a man who had had stem cells injected into his heart to reverse damage from a heart attack. Jared’s mom, Patty Ausnehmer, wondered if this type of treatment could help her son, […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


February 22nd, 2017

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Collaboration: Bringing Innovative Cell-Based Therapies to Patients

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently announced a collaboration to delay and prevent heart failure from HLHS, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child’s heart is severely underdeveloped. The collaboration is part of a […]

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Tags: collaboration, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Tim Nelson


September 7th, 2016

HLHS Program Hosts Fourth Annual “Feel the Beat” Event Oct. 8

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

The annual “Feel the Beat” event hosted by the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) will be held on October 8 in Rochester, Minn.  “Feel the Beat” brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families affected by a severe heart defect known as HLHS. The one-day event showcases the latest […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, Feel the Beat, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


June 28th, 2016

Using Stem Cells to Try and Heal Baby Lucas’ Heart

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story originally appeared on the In the Loop blog. ____________________ Last July, Jennifer Gutman told Toledo, Ohio’s 13abc Action News that the day doctors diagnosed her unborn son, Lucas, with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, also known as HLHS, was “the worst day of her life.” The diagnosis came during what Jennifer and her husband, Brian, thought would […]

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Tags: Dr. Tim Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, In The Loop, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, regenerative medicine, research


September 22nd, 2015

HLHS Program Hosts Third Annual ‘Feel the Beat’ Event Oct. 17

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

FEEL THE BEAT Saturday, October 17, 2015 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN   ‘Feel the Beat’ is a fun-filled day featuring new and exciting research taking place in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), connecting families to others in the HLHS community and providing […]

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Tags: cardiac, Charlie the Courageous, Chris Moir, Congenital Heart Disease, Ethan Bortnick, Events, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, Pediatrics, regenerative medicine, research


February 3rd, 2014

Wall Street Journal Article Discusses Umbilical Cord Blood Therapies

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

From Mayo Clinic’s HLHS News and Views Blog. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discusses the therapeutic potential of umbilical cord blood stem cells, including the current clinical trial being conducted at Mayo Clinic using cord blood for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. The journal interviewed Tim Nelson, M.D., Ph.D, director of the Todd and […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson, umbilical cord blood


November 25th, 2013

Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to test stem cell use in clinical trial for pediatric congenital heart disease

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Mayo Clinic recently announced the first stem cell-based clinical trial for congenital heart disease. The clinical trial aims to determine how stem cells derived from autologous umbilical cord blood can help children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, a rare defect where the left side of the heart is critically underdeveloped. Read the full news release […]

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Tags: HLHS, Mayo Clinic, research, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


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