May 28, 2020

Seeking a regenerative therapy for chronic dry mouth

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Mayo Clinic researchers are seeking a regenerative therapy for a vexing problem, particularly among cancer patients. How can medical providers treat a condition in which the mouth is so parched that it has an incessant feeling of a cotton lining? Xerostomia, also known as chronic dry mouth, is an agonizing [...]
Seeking a regenerative therapy for chronic dry mouth
May 21, 2020

Preparing health care leaders of tomorrow for a new era of regenerative care

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
To accelerate regenerative medicine toward daily clinical care, the next generation of physician-scientists need to master expertise in this dynamic and emerging field. Mayo Clinic is among a select group of academic medical centers developing advanced curricula in regenerative sciences. The Center for Regenerative Medicine is on the forefront, engaging [...]
Preparing health care leaders of tomorrow for a new era of regenerative care
May 14, 2020

Research grants aim to advance regenerative medicine toward the practice

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Reprogramming human cells to correct blood disorders such as sickle cell disease, activation of a regenerative pathway to treat liver failure and strategies for skeletal regeneration in patients with brittle bone disease are examples of Mayo Clinic research to be funded through new grants from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota.  Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, [...]
Research grants aim to advance regenerative medicine toward the practice
May 7, 2020

A discovery step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
In what could be a step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes, Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered how to manufacture cells capable of generating a hormone that regulates low blood sugar. Quinn Peterson, Ph.D. and his team have developed a new method of mass producing a cell product containing the [...]
A discovery step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes
Apr 30, 2020

Regenerative approaches could foster healing from COVID-19

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Regenerative Medicine aims not only to repair or restore the function of cells, tissues or organs, but also the whole person. The latter is particularly important amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Regenerative approaches draw on the body’s natural abilities to heal, focus on establishing the healing environments and building new, healthy [...]
Regenerative approaches could foster healing from COVID-19
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