Dec 4, 2019

Restoring Function with Larynx Transplantation

By MayoRegMed @mayoregmed
Mayo Clinic has launched a first of its kind regenerative transplant program aimed at restoring function for people who need their larynx, or voice box, removed. In the United States about 60,000 people are living without a larynx, due to disease or trauma. The larynx is a segment of the respiratory tract located [...]
Restoring Function with Larynx Transplantation
Nov 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic research is a step toward hope for spinal cord injuries

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Early research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines the first case at Mayo Clinic of stem cell therapy tested in humans for spinal cord injury. The case study found stem cell intervention, which took place after standard surgery, and physical and occupational therapy, restored some function in a patient with [...]
Mayo Clinic research is a step toward hope for spinal cord injuries
Nov 15, 2019

Neuro Regeneration for Chemo Brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Cognitive dysfunction, sometimes called "chemo brain," stemming from chemotherapy is a major adverse condition affecting approximately 14 million cancer patients and survivors in the United States. Although chemo brain has been widely reported by patients and clinicians, the cause of concentration and memory problems in cancer patients is not well [...]
Neuro Regeneration for Chemo Brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.
Nov 8, 2019

'Feel the Beat' is About Hope, Healing and Camaraderie, and it's Easy to Dance to

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Families, researchers and clinicians recently came together to raise awareness and celebrate how regenerative research enhances the lives of individuals with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), a rare congenital heart disease. HLHS is a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child's heart is severely underdeveloped. Regenerative medicine [...]
'Feel the Beat' is About Hope, Healing and Camaraderie, and it's Easy to Dance to
Oct 31, 2019

Platelet Rich Plasma Found to be Effective in Regrowing Hair

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Platelets spun from a person’s own blood may be a new option for treating baldness in women, according to research at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. A pilot study found platelet rich plasma (PRP), a regenerative therapy associated with natural growth factors and tissue healing, regrows hair as well as other [...]
Platelet Rich Plasma Found to be Effective in Regrowing Hair
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