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Jun 28, 2018

Investigating Gene Therapy Strategies for Obesity: Ping Chen, Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
The major challenge in treating obesity is not just losing weight, but preventing weight from coming back. With a research grant form Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Ping (Vicky) Chen, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic research associate,  is studying a new treatment strategy using gene transfer therapy to safely target brain mechanisms that control [...]
Investigating Gene Therapy Strategies for Obesity: Ping Chen, Ph.D.
Jun 21, 2018

Regenerative Medicine in Novel Fetal Therapy Program

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
A life-saving procedure improves fetal lung health and reduces post-natal complications Specialists at Mayo Clinic are pioneering a life-saving procedure as part of a clinical trial for babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). When a baby’s lungs are not adequately developed at birth, severe complications and even death can result. Waiting [...]
Regenerative Medicine in Novel Fetal Therapy Program
Jun 14, 2018

Epilepsy Patient Married and Seizure-Free After New Treatment at Mayo Clinic

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted. It is one of the most common neurologic conditions, affecting about 3 million Americans. However, only two-thirds of patients get some relief from medications. "But that leaves a third or roughly a million [...]
Epilepsy Patient Married and Seizure-Free After New Treatment at Mayo Clinic
Jun 7, 2018

Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Alexander Revzin, Ph.D., is a professor of biomedical engineering at Mayo Clinic and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Award. He is developing microcapsules that could be used as cell carriers during differentiation of stem cells into pancreatic islets. These same capsules may also be useful as vehicles [...]
Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.
May 31, 2018

Researching Gene Therapy for Liver Diseases: Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D., is a Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant recipient. He is researching gene therapy to fight inborn errors of metabolism of the liver, primarily Hereditary Tyrosinemia Type 1 (HT1), a metabolic disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency. HT1 is a genetic disorder that can lead to liver [...]
Researching Gene Therapy for Liver Diseases: Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D.
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