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Feb 15, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Therapies Program at Mayo Clinic Florida

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Shane Shapiro, M.D., is dedicated to advancing the science of orthopedics and regenerative medicine through research. He is assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and program director for the Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine. In the video below, Dr. Shapiro discusses the results of his randomized controlled [...]
Regenerative Medicine Therapies Program at Mayo Clinic Florida
Feb 8, 2018

Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Lung Transplant Patients

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
In a recent study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, a team of researchers at Mayo Clinic looked at the safety and feasibility of using stem cells to treat a condition that can devastate lung transplant patients. The disease itself is called bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, or BOS, and involves inflammation and scarring [...]
Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Lung Transplant Patients
Feb 1, 2018

Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Ramps Up

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This article first appeared in Mayo Clinic's research magazine, Discovery's Edge. At 62, Oscar Campanini expected some aches and pains in his joints, especially after his weekly pickup soccer game. But two years ago, the pain in his knees became so overwhelming he could barely walk. Because both knees had [...]
Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Ramps Up
Jan 25, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Requests Proposals for 2018 Education, Clinical Care and Biobusiness Grants

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is accepting proposals for grants relating to regenerative medicine education programs, clinical care, and biobusiness/biotechnology. Applicants must be based in Minnesota. Click on the links below for full request for proposal (RFP) details: Education Programs RFP Clinical Care RFP Biobusiness RFP Biotechnology Equipment/Instrumentation RFP Applications are due to Regenerative [...]
Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Requests Proposals for 2018 Education, Clinical Care and Biobusiness Grants
Jan 18, 2018

Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine at the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is a co-organizer of the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit. More than 1,000 attendees are expected at the 13th annual event Jan. 22-26 in Miami, Florida. Researchers and clinical experts from Mayo Clinic will participate in presentations and panel discussions highlighting advances in [...]
Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine at the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit
Jan 16, 2018

Mayo Clinic Investigators Awarded ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’ Research Grants

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Seven Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grants. The grants are awarded to investigators in the areas of discovery science, translational research and clinical trials. The grants are effective for a two year period. Mayo Clinic awardees include:     Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Burns, [...]
Mayo Clinic Investigators Awarded ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’ Research Grants
Jan 11, 2018

FDA Clears Way for Mayo Clinic to Accelerate Production of Stem Cells for Clinical Trials Through Automation

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to allow Mayo Clinic to use an automated bioreactor-based stem cell production platform on its campus in Jacksonville, Florida. This enables the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to produce cells from the [...]
FDA Clears Way for Mayo Clinic to Accelerate Production of Stem Cells for Clinical Trials Through Automation
Jan 4, 2018

Researching Cell-Free Peptide Therapeutics for Cardiac Repair and Regeneration

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
John C. Burnett Jr., M.D., is studying the prevention of heart failure after a heart attack. The goal of his research is to establish that the use of a novel Mayo Clinic engineered peptide will serve as a cell-free therapeutic strategy for cardiac repair and regeneration. Dr. Burnett is a Regenerative [...]
Researching Cell-Free Peptide Therapeutics for Cardiac Repair and Regeneration
Dec 21, 2017

Research Collaboration Gives Hope for Future of Babies with Rare Heart Defect

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Collaboration among hospitals across the U.S. as part of a new research consortium is giving hope for the future of babies born with a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. A baby from Alabama named Ryals is one [...]
Research Collaboration Gives Hope for Future of Babies with Rare Heart Defect
Dec 14, 2017

Molecular Mechanisms of Myelin Regeneration

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Multiple sclerosis and other diseases attack the myelin, a sheath that insulates the nerves. Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D., is investigating the underlying molecular mechanisms of myelin regeneration in an effort to develop a therapy to help patients. Dr. Jang is a research grant recipient from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota. She is Assistant Professor [...]
Molecular Mechanisms of Myelin Regeneration
Dec 7, 2017

Mayo Clinic, Children’s Minnesota Announce Congenital Heart Defect Collaboration

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Minnesota are collaborating to prevent heart failure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left [...]
Mayo Clinic, Children’s Minnesota Announce Congenital Heart Defect Collaboration
Nov 30, 2017

Researching Cell-based Therapies for Ebstein Anomaly

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Ebstein's anomaly is a rare heart defect that's present at birth (congenital). In Ebstein's anomaly, thetricuspid valve — the valve between the two right heart chambers — doesn't work properly. Kimberly Holst, M.D., is a general and thoracic surgery resident at Mayo Clinic and a resident in the Clinician Investigator [...]
Researching Cell-based Therapies for Ebstein Anomaly
Nov 17, 2017

Mayo Clinic to Anchor First Discovery Square Building

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared in Mayo's research magazine, Discovery's Edge. Scientists from three Mayo Clinic research areas will be the first tenants of Discovery Square, the technology centerpiece of Destination Medical Center, the economic development initiative under way in Rochester, Minnesota. Biomedical technology, advanced manufacturing of regenerative products, and advance [...]
Mayo Clinic to Anchor First Discovery Square Building
Nov 9, 2017

CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic announced recently that its Rochester campus is one of 16 cancer centers nationally selected to provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) for adults with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who have not responded to, or have relapsed, after two or more [...]
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Nov 3, 2017

Regenerative Medicine Consult Service

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Regenerative medicine aims to restore health by harnessing the body’s natural ability to heal itself. The Mayo Clinic Regenerative Medicine Consult Service provides information to those who are interested in learning about stem cell therapies, stem cell clinical trials, research studies, or general information about current trends in the field [...]
Regenerative Medicine Consult Service
Oct 26, 2017

Researchers Explore the Use of Adult Stem Cells as Treatment of the Future

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared in Mayo Clinic's email newsletter, In the Loop. When it comes to medical treatments, what sounds like science fiction today could someday become the standard in life-changing medicine. If the research turns out as hoped, stem cells — the "master cells" inside our bodies from which all other [...]
Researchers Explore the Use of Adult Stem Cells as Treatment of the Future
Oct 19, 2017

Stem Cell Hope 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 [...]
Stem Cell Hope for Stroke
Oct 12, 2017

Mayo Debuts Doctoral Research Training in Regenerative Medicine

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Seeking to spur development of innovative medical breakthroughs, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has started one of the nation’s first doctoral (Ph.D.) research training programs in regenerative sciences. The Regenerative Sciences Training Program will prepare the next generation of scientists to accelerate the discovery, translation and application of [...]
Mayo Debuts Doctoral Research Training in Regenerative Medicine
Oct 5, 2017

Alzheimer’s Researcher Receives MERIT Award

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
This story first appeared on Mayo Clinic's medical science blog, Advancing the Science. Dr. Bu is the associate director for the Center for Regenerative Medicine in Florida. Neuroscientist Guojun Bu, Ph.D., Mary Lowell Leary Professor of Medicine, on Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida, has been selected to receive the prestigious Method to Extend [...]
Alzheimer’s Researcher Receives MERIT Award
Sep 28, 2017

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Now Accepting Requests for Proposals

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, funded by the Minnesota Legislature in 2014, is accepting proposals for grants relating to regenerative medicine in discovery  science, translational research, and clinical trials. Applicants must be based in Minnesota. Before applying for a grant, be sure to read the Frequently Asked Questions and the request for proposal (RFP) [...]
Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Now Accepting Requests for Proposals
Sep 21, 2017

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Program to host “Feel the Beat” event Oct. 14

By Center for Regenerative Medicine @centerforregmedmc
The fifth annual “Feel the Beat” event, hosted by the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 in Rochester, Minn.  “Feel the Beat” brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families affected by HLHS, a severe form of congenital heart disease. [...]
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Program to host “Feel the Beat” event Oct. 14
Sep 14, 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 [...]
Bridge to Liver Regeneration: Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Sep 7, 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 [...]
Serving Where Needed
Aug 31, 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 [...]
Novel Stem Cell Treatment Means New Lease on Life
Aug 24, 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 [...]
Regenerative Diabetes Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement: Sept. 29-30
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