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February 8, 2018

Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Lung Transplant Patients

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

In a recent study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, a team of researchers at Mayo Clinic looked at the safety and feasibility of using stem cells to treat a condition that can devastate lung transplant patients. The disease itself is called bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, or BOS, and involves inflammation and scarring in the smallest branches of […]

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Tags: bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Cesar Keller, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


February 1, 2018

Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Ramps Up

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This article first appeared in Mayo Clinic’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. At 62, Oscar Campanini expected some aches and pains in his joints, especially after his weekly pickup soccer game. But two years ago, the pain in his knees became so overwhelming he could barely walk. Because both knees had been surgically mended previously, doctors […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. Alison Bruce, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Guojun Bu, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


January 16, 2018

Mayo Clinic Investigators Awarded ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’ Research Grants

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Seven Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grants. The grants are awarded to investigators in the areas of discovery science, translational research and clinical trials. The grants are effective for a two year period. Mayo Clinic awardees include:     Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Burns, a neurosurgeon, is developing regenerative […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research, stem cells


January 11, 2018

FDA Clears Way for Mayo Clinic to Accelerate Production of Stem Cells for Clinical Trials Through Automation

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to allow Mayo Clinic to use an automated bioreactor-based stem cell production platform on its campus in Jacksonville, Florida. This enables the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to produce cells from the bone marrow of a stem […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


December 21, 2017

Research Collaboration Gives Hope for Future of Babies with Rare Heart Defect

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Collaboration among hospitals across the U.S. as part of a new research consortium is giving hope for the future of babies born with a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. A baby from Alabama named Ryals is one of the first to benefit […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, Minnesota news release, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


December 7, 2017

Mayo Clinic, Children’s Minnesota Announce Congenital Heart Defect Collaboration

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Minnesota are collaborating to prevent heart failure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child’s heart […]

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Tags: cardiac regeneration, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, mayo clinic medical research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


November 9, 2017

CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic announced recently that its Rochester campus is one of 16 cancer centers nationally selected to provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) for adults with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who have not responded to, or have relapsed, after two or more lines of treatment. The therapy, […]

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Tags: axicabtagene ciloleucel, B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Dr. Lin, Dr. Yi Lin, Mayo Clinic CAR T-cell therapy, Medical Research, Minnesota News Releases, News Releases, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, regenerative immunotherapy, Yescarta, Yi Lin


September 7, 2017

Serving Where Needed

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared in Mayo’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., dressed in his scrubs, glanced through the window to the operating room. The patient lay unconscious on the table, draped and ready for the doctor to begin surgery. But at that moment an odd sensation passed through Dr. Yaszemski’s head, unlike […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, Michael Yaszemski, regenerative medicine, stem cells, tissue engineering


August 17, 2017

New Start-Up on the Front Lines of the Fight Against Inherited Eye Disease

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the In the Loop blog. When Alan Marmorstein, Ph.D., arrived on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus four years ago, he had a specific goal in mind: Find a way to counteract the vision loss that often comes with common and inherited eye diseases like macular degeneration and glaucoma. The biggest break […]

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Tags: alan marmorstein, glaucoma, LAgen Laboratories, macular degeneration, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, Ph.D., regenerative medicine, stem cells


July 13, 2017

Center for Regenerative Medicine Announces New Directors

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

The Center for Regenerative Medicine has announced the selection of five new directors on its leadership team. The leaders will fill the positions for associate directors in Arizona and Florida, and enterprise-wide deputy directors for application and translation. These positions report to Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Associate Director, Arizona: David Lott, M.D. […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Center for Regenerative Medicine, leadership, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research


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