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January 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Regenerating the larynx: A second chance at speech

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is leveraging advances in regenerative medicine to restore function for people whose lives have been drastically changed by a laryngectomy — surgery to remove the voice box. People without a voice box can neither speak with their natural voices nor breathe through their noses. Simple pleasures like smelling a bouquet of flowers or […]

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Tags: #Dr. David Lott, #Dr. Richard Hayden, #laryngeal cancer, #laryngectomy, #Larynx transplantation, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #medical research, #Regenerative medicine


December 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Diverse ways regenerative medicine is advancing health care

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine has contributed to patient care in 2020 more than ever before, bolstered by synergies in research, practice and education. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is at the forefront of a biotherapy revolution in which health care advances from treating disease to restoring health. “The centrality of the body to regenerate itself is […]

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Tags: #CAR-T cell therapy, #Dr. Andre Terzic, #Dr. Atta Behfar, #exosomes, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #medical research, #stem cell research


December 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

A regenerative detour for lymphedema

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is refining its regenerative approach to treating lymphedema, a debilitating buildup of fluid after cancer treatment. Research by Antonio Forte, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic plastic surgeon, seeks to better pinpoint who is most likely to benefit from surgery aimed at regenerating a faulty lymphatic system. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine supports […]

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Tags: Antonio Forte, Breast cancer, lymphedema, lymphovenous bypass surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


October 1, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mining the molecular origins of breast cancer for new cures

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on new strategies for prevention and early detection. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center support stem cell biology research to uncover the molecular origins of breast cancer in order to bring new cures to the practice. Answering what are the […]

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Tags: Breast cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Nagarajan Kannan


September 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment

A regenerative approach to facial reconstruction after cancer

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Growing up in southern California, Sabrina Falcon was a self-described “sun baby” whose love of the outdoors reached the skies. Years later the flight attendant who is working on her pilot’s license was diagnosed with skin cancer on her nose — the basal cell type that typically grows slowly with low risk of metastasizing. After […]

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Tags: Basal cell cancer, Brittany Howard, facial reconstruction surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mohs surgery, Shari Ochoa


August 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Regenerating muscles after cancer surgery

By Susan Buckles 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 in which large muscle is […]

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Tags: lymphedema, Matthew Houdek, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, micro surgery, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Soft tissue sarcoma, Steven Moran


July 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Expanding CAR T-cell therapy

By Susan Buckles 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 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


May 28, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Seeking a regenerative therapy for chronic dry mouth

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic researchers are seeking a regenerative therapy for a vexing problem, particularly among cancer patients. How can medical providers treat a condition in which the mouth is so parched that it has an incessant feeling of a cotton lining? Xerostomia, also known as chronic dry mouth, is an agonizing side effect of injury to […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jeffrey Janus, #Dr. Nagarajan Kannan, #Dry mouth, #epithelial cells, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #stem cell research, #xerostomia


April 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment

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

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

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


December 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Top ways regenerative medicine is advancing the health care of tomorrow for patients today

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine accelerated from the bench into the practice in new ways in 2019, ushering in an era of care focused on the body’s amazing ability to heal itself. Bolstered by robust research, Mayo Clinic is at the forefront of delivering new therapies that restore form and function to diseased cells, tissues, or organs — […]

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Tags: #Birth defects, #CART T-cell therapy, #Lymphedema, #Organ Transplants, #Regenerative therapies, #Spina Bifida, cancer, Dr. Andre Terzic, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, spinal cord injury


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