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January 17, 2019

Gerstner Family Donates $10 Million to Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic announced last fall that it received a $10 million grant from The Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Fund at Vanguard Charitable on the recommendation of Louis V. and Robin L. Gerstner. The grant supports five initiatives across Mayo Clinic’s Arizona, Florida and Minnesota sites. Two of the five initiatives funded through the grant are designated […]

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Tags: development, Louis V. Gerstner Jr., regenerative medicine, spine pain, stem cells


Top Stories of 2018

January 10, 2019

Top Stories of 2018

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With 2018 behind us, here’s a look at some of our most-read stories of the year. Be sure to stay up-to-date in 2019 by subscribing to the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine blog. You may choose to have updates sent as soon as they’re published or have a weekly email digest sent once per […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, Amy Lightner, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Westendorf, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, regenerative medicine, stem cells


Mayo Clinic Goes Back to Space

December 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic Goes Back to Space

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Space travel is known to cause wear and tear on astronauts’ bodies, but it’s still not clear how radiation exposure in space affects the function of cells. In particular, what happens to the body’s stem cells, responsible for rebuilding and regenerating normal tissue? In the latest SpaceX-16 resupply mission, which took off December 5th from […]

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, regenerative medicine, research, space, stem cells


Animal Model Suggests Metabolic Syndrome May Impair Repair

November 29, 2018

Animal Model Suggests Metabolic Syndrome May Impair Repair

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In the body, repair is constant process. So it’s a good thing the body has a Star Trek-like replicator in the mesenchymal stem cell. These act as the raw material for future muscles, cartilage, or bone cells, to name a few. But scientists at Mayo report that if the ship isn’t healthy, the replicator may […]

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Tags: Dr. Lilach Lerman, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, mesenchymal stem cells, metabolic syndrome, research, senescent cells


November 1, 2018

Arizona Forward Project Includes Regenerative Medicine Expansion

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Mayo Clinic will nearly double the size of its Phoenix campus to meet growing patient demand and further position Mayo Clinic in Arizona as a premier destination medical center. The development of regenerative medicine therapies and the buildout of regenerative medicine suites are integrated into the $648 million expansion plan. As part of the project, […]

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Tags: Arizona Forward, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, stem cells


Shuttling Through Inner Space: How Cells Communicate

September 6, 2018

Shuttling Through Inner Space: How Cells Communicate

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Complex medical issues like transplants, kidney disease, and cancer may be helped by knowing more about how cells communicate. When scientists are lucky, what comes into focus under the microscope also clarifies a new horizon in medicine. One such adventure started with platelet dust. In 1967, the author of an article in the British Journal of […]

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Tags: cellular communication, extracellular vesicles, kidney disease, liver disease, liver transplant, stem cells, transplants


Diabetes 3, 2, 1

August 23, 2018

Diabetes 3, 2, 1

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Understanding the Connection Often people with diabetes have brain changes that are hallmarks of both Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Some researchers believe that each condition fuels the damage caused by the other. That link may occur as a result of the ways that type 2 diabetes affects the ability of the brain and other […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Center for Regenerative Medicine, diabetes, islet regeneration, neurobiology, stem cells, type 3 diabetes


August 9, 2018

Subscribe to the Mayo Clinic Regenerative Medicine Blog

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You can now subscribe to receive email updates from the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine blog. You may choose to have updates sent as soon as they’re published or have a weekly email digest sent once per week (recommended). Follow these instructions to subscribe by email: On the right hand side of the blog […]

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Tags: blog, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, research, stem cells


July 19, 2018

Building a Scientific Collaborative Space

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Combining innovative Mayo Clinic labs with medical businesses and creative start-up companies will help Rochester — and benefit patients. Outside his office in the Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency, Chris Schad leans over a model of downtown Rochester, Minn. He traces out Discovery Square — the 16-block area south of the main Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: biomedical research, Destination Medical Center, imaging, Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Medical Labs, medical testing, regenerative medicine


June 14, 2018

Epilepsy Patient Married and Seizure-Free After New Treatment at Mayo Clinic

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Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted. It is one of the most common neurologic conditions, affecting about 3 million Americans. However, only two-thirds of patients get some relief from medications. “But that leaves a third or roughly a million people with epilepsy who, despite […]

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Tags: brain stimulation, Chris White, Dr. Gregory Worrell, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Matt Stead, epilepsy, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Neurology, Neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine


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