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Sep 10, 2020

Could regenerative medicine hold a key to understanding Alzheimer's disease?

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a time to raise awareness of research to unlock scientific mysteries around a disease that robs people of their memory, independence and ultimately their ability to think and reason. Focused on disease causes and cures, the Center for Regenerative Medicine is driving innovation as a [...]
Could regenerative medicine hold a key to understanding Alzheimer's disease?
Sep 3, 2020

Regenerative Medicine Biotrust: advancing the practice through research

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Regenerative medicine is a catalyst for innovation in health care, shifting the focus from treating symptoms of disease to unleashing the body’s ability to heal. Integral to the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, the Center for Regenerative Medicine Biotrust is an important investment for Mayo Clinic. This unique resource [...]
Regenerative Medicine Biotrust: advancing the practice through research
Aug 27, 2020

A regenerative alternative to hip replacement

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Mikaili Robertson has a passion for playing college sports, so the second baseman was devastated when at age 18 he learned he needed a hip replacement. Worried his playing days might be over, he turned to Mayo Clinic and a surgery that — along with a cadaver tissue transplant — [...]
A regenerative alternative to hip replacement
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
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