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November 3, 2020

3D brain models advance Alzheimer’s disease research at Mayo Clinic

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

A 3D model of brain organoids — “a minibrain in a dish” — mimics human brain structure and provides a new scientific strategy for exploring the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease, Mayo Clinic research discovered. The study, which was published in Nature Communications, finds that the minibrain — an induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cerebral organoid 3D […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, brain organoids, Guojun Bu, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, pluripotent stem cells


October 29, 2020

Long-term safety, benefits of stem therapy for heart failure

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

The largest regenerative medicine clinical trial to date for heart failure finds stem cell therapy is safe over the long term and benefits patients with advanced left ventricular enlargement. This multinational research, co-led by Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, and published in ESC Heart Failure, offers guidance in […]

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Tags: cardiac regeneration, cardiopoietic stem cells, CHART-1 Trial, Dr. Andre Terzic, heart disease, Mayo Clinic Center for Regeneration, stem cell therapy


October 22, 2020

Stem cell therapy for kidney damage repair

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Mesenchymal stem cells derived from a person’s fat cells may help repair kidney damage caused by narrowing blood vessels, Mayo Clinic research has discovered. The research by Stephen Textor, M.D., and his team is published in Kidney International. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and the National Institutes of Health supported this first-in-human study to […]

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Tags: atherosclerosis, kidney disease, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, mesenchymal stem cells, renovascular disease, Stem cell research, stem cell therapy, Stephen Textor


October 14, 2020

Mayo Clinic adopts regenerative medicine as field of academic rank

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

In a step that opens a whole new era of medical practice, Mayo Clinic has approved regenerative medicine as a field of academic rank. The decision will contribute to a new community of regenerative medicine scientists, physicians, engineers, administrators and health care staff equipped to advance new cures to address unmet patient needs. Regenerative medicine […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Fredric Meyer, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, regenerative medicine education, Robert Spinner


August 20, 2020

Stem cell research to improve hemodialysis

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

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 end stage renal disease, who […]

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Tags: Angioplasty, arteriovenous fistula, chronic kidney disease, End stage renal disease, Hemodialysis, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Sanjay Misra, Stem cell research


June 18, 2020

Stem cells in space: interstellar research to improve regenerative therapies

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Mayo Clinic research is reaching to the cosmos for answers on how to overcome hurdles in engineering human stem cells. Mesenchymal stem cells are adult stem cells with potential to unleash the body’s ability to heal diseased tissues and organs. However, growing or culturing stem cells in the laboratory is a slow process, and sometimes […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, International Space Station, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Stem cell cultures, Stem cell research


Mayo Clinic research discovers how stem cells repair damage from heart attacks

March 12, 2020

Mayo Clinic research discovers how stem cells repair damage from heart attacks

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Mayo Clinic researchers have uncovered stem cell-activated mechanisms of healing after a heart attack. Stem cells restored cardiac muscle back to its condition before the heart attack, in turn providing a blueprint of how stem cells may work. The study, published in NPJ Regenerative Medicine, finds that human cardiopoietic cells zero in on damaged proteins […]

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Tags: #Dr. Kent Arrell, #heart failury, cardiovascular disease, Cariopoietic stem cells, Dr. Andre Terzic, heart attack, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, mesenchymal stem cells


January 16, 2020

Collaboration brings innovative regenerative therapies to babies with rare heart defect

By MayoRegMed MayoRegMed

A collaboration bringing together regional centers and advocacy groups to accelerate innovation and discovery is expanding, bringing clinical trials and expertise to more patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) across the country. Led by Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS, the collaboration began in 2017 and now has 10 members. […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, Dr. Tim Nelson, HLHS, HLHS consortium, hypoplastic left heart syndrome


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

December 26, 2019

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

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

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


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


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