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Jul 30, 2019

Bioartificial Liver: Bridge to Liver Regeneration

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
The liver has the greatest regenerative capacity of any organ in the body. However, when the liver is injured beyond its ability to regenerate itself, and a transplant is not readily available, there are few options for patients. Led by Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D., researchers are refining their own version of a bioartificial liver, known as [...]
Bioartificial Liver: Bridge to Liver Regeneration
Jul 26, 2019

Research for Infants with HLHS Moves Forward

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a complex and rare heart defect present at birth in which the left side of a child's heart is severely underdeveloped. At Mayo Clinic, physicians and researchers in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome are looking for ways to delay or even prevent heart failure [...]
Research for Infants with HLHS Moves Forward
Jul 3, 2019

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota: Executing Big Hairy Audacious Goals

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
The excitement at the 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota meeting was palpable. Health care providers, scientists, educators, students, lawmakers and life sciences entrepreneurs mobilized to celebrate the BHAG—big hairy audacious goals in transforming health care. The BHAG challenge: develop new solutions and innovations that establish Minnesota as a world class leader and destination for advancing regenerative medicine [...]
Regenerative Medicine Minnesota:  Executing Big Hairy Audacious Goals
Jun 28, 2019

Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Hemorrhagic Stroke

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Stroke is the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S., striking nearly 800,000 people each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the last decade, there has been preclinical research that led to a small number of early phase clinical trials using mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) as [...]
Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Hemorrhagic Stroke
Jun 24, 2019

HLHS Consortium Gives Hope to Babies with Rare Congenital Heart Defect

By centerforregmedmc @centerforregmedmc
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a rare disease that affects approximately 1 of every 4,300 babies every year.  HLHS is a congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped. It occurs during fetal growth when the baby's heart is developing. Without immediate intervention after [...]
HLHS Consortium Gives Hope to Babies with Rare Congenital Heart Defect
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