Items Tagged ‘Medical Research’

October 19th, 2017

Seeking Stem Cell Treatments for Stroke

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Stroke is the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S., striking nearly 800,000 people each year. Hemorrhagic, or bleeding, stroke is particularly devastating, says Mayo Clinic neurologist and critical care expert William Freeman, M.D. “About 40 percent of hemorrhagic stroke patients die within a month, and half of the survivors have some type of impairment,” he adds. Dr. Freeman, […]

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. William Freeman, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, stroke


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


September 7th, 2017

Serving Where Needed

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared in Mayo’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., dressed in his scrubs, glanced through the window to the operating room. The patient lay unconscious on the table, draped and ready for the doctor to begin surgery. But at that moment an odd sensation passed through Dr. Yaszemski’s head, unlike […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, Michael Yaszemski, regenerative medicine, stem cells, tissue engineering


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


August 24th, 2017

Regenerative Diabetes Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement: Sept. 29-30

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Registration is now open for the Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement. The conference will take place Sept. 29-30, 2017 in Rochester, Minn. Registration is free, but seating is limited. The Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement brings together academia and industry leaders from diverse areas […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, diabetes, Events, islet cells, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


August 17th, 2017

New Start-Up on the Front Lines of the Fight Against Inherited Eye Disease

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the In the Loop blog. When Alan Marmorstein, Ph.D., arrived on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus four years ago, he had a specific goal in mind: Find a way to counteract the vision loss that often comes with common and inherited eye diseases like macular degeneration and glaucoma. The biggest break […]

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Tags: alan marmorstein, glaucoma, LAgen Laboratories, macular degeneration, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, Ph.D., regenerative medicine, stem cells


August 3rd, 2017

Persistence Powers Mayo Clinic’s Approach to Adult-Derived Stem Cell Therapies

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. Allan B. Dietz, Ph.D., never intended to be a scientist. His plan was to be a farmer, just like his father, grandfather and all the other Dietzes he knew. “I was going to be a farmer at first. Then I was going to be a veterinarian […]

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Tags: Allan Dietz, Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Human Cell Therapy, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, Medical Research, mesenchymal stem cells, Ph.D., regenerative medicine, stem cells


June 29th, 2017

Regenerative Therapy for Pulmonary Hypoplasia – Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D.

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

When a baby’s lungs are not adequately developed at birth, severe complications and even death can result. Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D.,  a recent Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Translational Research Grant recipient, brings expertise in a technique that uses a minimally invasive procedure to intervene while the fetus is still in the uterus. He will participate as one […]

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Tags: Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, fetal surgery, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells


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


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