Nov 19, 2020

How COVID-19 empowered regenerative sciences students for success

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Training the workforce of the future is a strategic priority of Mayo Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine. Sometimes the most valuable lessons come from outside the classroom. This year, regenerative sciences students readily adapted to a stealthy foe that exploded on the scene, seemingly from nowhere. The COVID-19 pandemic triggered [...]
How COVID-19 empowered regenerative sciences students for success
Nov 12, 2020

Could regenerative medicine provide a new approach to diabetes care?

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
November is National Diabetes Month, a time to reflect on new ways to manage a chronic condition that affects young and old. Mayo Clinic is applying a regenerative lens to advancing diabetes care beyond routine blood checks and standard insulin therapy. Quinn Peterson, Ph.D.; Aleksey Matveyenko, Ph.D.; and Alexander Revzin, Ph.D., [...]
Could regenerative medicine provide a new approach to diabetes care?
Nov 3, 2020

3D brain models advance Alzheimer's disease research at Mayo Clinic

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
A 3D model of brain organoids — "a minibrain in a dish" — mimics human brain structure and provides a new scientific strategy for exploring the pathology of Alzheimer's disease, Mayo Clinic research discovered. The study, which was published in Nature Communications, finds that the minibrain — an induced pluripotent [...]
3D brain models advance Alzheimer's disease research at Mayo Clinic
Oct 29, 2020

Long-term safety, benefits of stem therapy for heart failure

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
The largest regenerative medicine clinical trial to date for heart failure finds stem cell therapy is safe over the long term and benefits patients with advanced left ventricular enlargement. This multinational research, co-led by Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine, and published in ESC [...]
Long-term safety, benefits of stem therapy for heart failure
Oct 22, 2020

Stem cell therapy for kidney damage repair

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Mesenchymal stem cells derived from a person's fat cells may help repair kidney damage caused by narrowing blood vessels, Mayo Clinic research has discovered. The research by Stephen Textor, M.D., and his team is published in Kidney International. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and the National Institutes of Health supported [...]
Stem cell therapy for kidney damage repair
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