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September 23, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Dispelling the hype of stem cell interventions

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Physicians need more resources, tools and education to counsel patients about emerging stem cell therapies, a study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings concludes. Interest in regenerative procedures is mushrooming along with an increase in chronic diseases that have few therapeutic options. The study examined how physicians at the intersection of complex conditions, regenerative discoveries and responsible […]

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Tags: #Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Dr. Zubin Master, #Ethics, #Mayo Clinic Proceedings, #Regenerative Medicine Consult Service, #Stem cell therapy


December 10, 2020 · Leave a Comment

3 things to consider before preserving your stem cells

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

The proliferating stem cell banking industry is built on a riveting concept: Preserve stem cells while they’re most potent until they are needed later in life to potentially fight disease. What started out as a market for banking stem cells from a baby’s umbilical cord blood and tissue is mushrooming into an industry that now […]

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Tags: #bioethics, #cord blood bank, #Dr. Zubin Master, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #stem cell bank, Dr. Andre Terzic


July 16, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative patient consult service seeks to educate patients

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Article by Charlene Martin-Lillie and Susan Buckles Advances in Regenerative Medicine hold promise for many patients as the therapeutic paradigm shifts from treating disease to restoring health. As this evolving field of medicine matures, information becomes increasingly available to the general public through multiple venues, mostly online. Terms such as “stem cells”, “exosomes”, and “regenerative […]

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Tags: Bioethics, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Ethics, Regenerative Medicine Patient Consult Service, Shane Shapiro, Stem cell education, Zubin Master


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