Biomanufacturing

September 3, 2020

Regenerative Medicine Biotrust: advancing the practice through research

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

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 enables physicians and scientists to […]

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Tags: Biomanufacturing, Center for Regenerative Medicine Biotrust, Dr. Dennis Wigle, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Regenerative sciences research


July 23, 2020

Expanding CAR T-cell therapy

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

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 role in accelerating the latest […]

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Tags: CAR T-cell therapy, Center for Regenerative Medicine, chimeric antigen receptor therapy, Hong Qin, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Department of Hematology and Oncology


June 4, 2020

Harnessing the body’s ability to heal

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Researchers at Mayo Clinic are studying ways to engineer human-like tissue to bolster the body’s ability to heal itself. Scientists in the Regenerative Medicine Biomaterials and Biomolecules Lab have engineered biomaterials that could regenerate tissue capable of restoring injured nerves and bones. They’ve discovered that biomaterials derived from polymers are biodegradable. When used along with […]

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Tags: #bone injury, #bone regeneration, #Dr. Lichun Lu, #Dr. Xifeng Liu, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #nerve regeneration, #peripheral nerve damage, #Tissue engineering


May 7, 2020

A discovery step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

In what could be a step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes, Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered how to manufacture cells capable of generating a hormone that regulates low blood sugar. Quinn Peterson, Ph.D. and his team have developed a new method of mass producing a cell product containing the hormone glucagon that is capable […]

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Tags: #Biomanufacturing, #cell replacement therapy, #Diabetes, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, #hypoglycemia, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #stem cells


April 23, 2020

Training the workforce of the future in CAR T-cell therapy

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Mayo Clinic is equipping the next generation of physician-scientists with knowledge to bring chimeric antigenic receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy to more patients. One of the first medical centers to offer CAR T, Mayo Clinic is sharing its unique knowledge of this regenerative immunotherapy in a first-of-its kind graduate mini course offered through the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: #Biomanufacturing, #CAR T-cell therapy, #Dr. Saad Kenderian, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


Regeneration for All

September 26, 2019

Regeneration for All

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

With growing public awareness and broader academic engagement, the prospect of pioneering a change in disease management has propelled the field of regenerative medicine. The ability to build, scale and apply biotherapeutic technologies and solutions that are not cost prohibitive will become increasingly important elements that drive progress in regenerative medicine. In a recently published […]

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Tags: Biomanufacturing, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Atta Behfar, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, stem cells


Biomanufacturing in Discovery Square Building will Bring New Options to Patients

September 20, 2019

Biomanufacturing in Discovery Square Building will Bring New Options to Patients

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

The grand opening of One Discovery Square opens a new chapter in biomanufacturing focused on connecting patients with complex medical conditions with novel biotherapeutic solutions. The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine Advanced Biomanufacturing facility is one of the Mayo tenants in the building focused on the acceleration of new health care products to market […]

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Tags: Advanced Biomanufacturing Facility, Discovery Square, DMC, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Atta Behfar, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, regenerative medicine


September 5, 2019

Meet researcher Saad Kenderian: Using regenerative cell therapy to recognize and attack cancer

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

For as long as he can remember, Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., wanted to be a physician. Nothing could blunt his resolve –not even when exploding bombs and trappings of war forced the medical school in his hometown of Baghdad, Iraq, to close briefly. It is with that same determination he conducts Mayo Clinic research into […]

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Tags: #CAR T-cell therapy, #Dr. Saad Kenderian, #Immunotherapy, #Leukemia, #Lymphoma, #Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, #Regenerative therapies, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


New Florida Building Dedicated to Medical Discovery and Innovation

August 22, 2019

New Florida Building Dedicated to Medical Discovery and Innovation

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

The grand opening of the new Discovery and Innovation Building at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus signals a new era of integrating regenerative medicine into daily practice. Regenerative medicine seeks to tap the body’s ability to replace, restore or regrow damaged or diseased cells, tissues and organs. A hub of research and technology, the new building […]

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. Atta Behfar, Innovation, lung transplantation, Mayo Clinic Discovery and Innovation Buildling, Mayo Clinic Life Science Incubator, regenerative medicine, stem cells


August 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic Startup Earns World Economic Forum Award

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

With the promise of potential lifesaving treatments like chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-Cell therapy comes complex challenges. For instance: how can we be sure the right cells are going to the right patient? How can we communicate problems with manufacturing that would affect a patient’s treatment schedule? To address those concerns, Mayo Clinic startup company […]

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Tags: #Andrew Danielsen, #CAR T-cell therapy, #Dr. Jeffrey Winters, #Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, #Mayo Clinic Ventures, #The World Economic Forum, #Vineti, Dr. Allan Dietz, Dr. Yi Lin, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


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