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Aug 20, 2020

Stem cell research to improve hemodialysis

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Stem cell therapy after angioplasty helps keep arteriovenous fistula blood vessels open, Mayo Clinic discovered in animal studies. An arteriovenous fistula is a passageway between an artery and a vein. This research, supported in part by the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, provides a foundation on which someday patients with [...]
Stem cell research to improve hemodialysis
Aug 13, 2020

Regenerating muscles after cancer surgery

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body’s healing power to regenerate muscle strength after some cancer surgeries, particularly surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming with plastic surgeons in a procedure they’ve coined “oncoregeneration.” They are seeking to perfect this procedure [...]
Regenerating muscles after cancer surgery
Aug 6, 2020

"Rock star" baby hitting her milestones after fetal surgery to correct spina bifida

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
The first peek at her baby during the 20 week ultrasound turned from excitement to concern for Hetty Mollert. “It was taking longer than I expected. I thought they were just being super in-depth about everything,” said Mollert, a first time mother-to-be from Madison, Wis. “Then we learned the devastating news. [...]
Jul 30, 2020

Spotlighting 2020 graduates of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Integrating new discoveries into patient care requires a workforce equipped to deliver the latest innovations. That’s why training the workforce of the future is a key objective of the Education Shield at Mayo Clinic—an objective the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is committed to advancing. Every year, Mayo Clinic’s College [...]
Spotlighting 2020 graduates of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Jul 23, 2020

Expanding CAR T-cell therapy

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
The first time Hong Qin, M.D., Ph.D., saw images of how chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy obliterated a tumor, he was captivated and inspired by this revolutionary treatment. As the new director of Regenerative Immunotherapies at Mayo Clinic in Florida, Dr. Qin and his team will play a pivotal [...]
Expanding CAR T-cell therapy
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