Items Tagged ‘liver transplant’

September 14th, 2017

Bridge to Liver Regeneration: Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D.

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

The research of Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic liver transplant surgeon and biomedical engineer, is focused on the development of a multidisciplinary bioartificial liver to improve the treatment of patients with liver failure. The bioartificial liver is an important supportive therapy to bridge patients in liver failure to liver transplantation, or to avoid liver […]

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Tags: artificial liver, Center for Regenerative Medicine, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, stem cells


March 21st, 2014

Building a Better Liver

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

From the pages of Mayo Clinic Magazine. The Center for Regenerative Medicine Is Working on Treatments Unimaginable 10 Years Ago A few years ago, nature dealt a fatal blow to Cassandra Rohrer, a 16-year-old patient of Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D. She was fighting for her life with the assistance of an experimental artificial liver device, […]

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Tags: liver regeneration, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, scott nyberg


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