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March 28, 2019

On Common Ground

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Shrill screams caused Berneice Baumann to stop what she was doing and rush into the kitchen. She found her 1-year-old son, Duane, sitting on the floor in tears. He’d pulled an electric coffeepot on top of himself, and the boiling liquid scalded him from the neck down. A local doctor did his best to treat […]

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Tags: heart valve, regenerative medicine, stem cells


January 3, 2019

The Sky’s the Limit

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In 2011, Jared Ausnehmer left his local hospital carrying the weight of an oxygen tank and the worry of what might come next. At age 21, he’d already defied the odds for those born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped or nonexistent. With […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, stem cells


Regenerative Medicine is the Future of Medicine for Dr. Amy Lightner

October 18, 2018

Regenerative Medicine is the Future of Medicine for Dr. Amy Lightner

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Volunteering for a reading program at a children’s hospital led to a career change for Amy Lightner, M.D. As a Stanford University undergraduate, she met a cardiac surgeon who turned her interest to medicine. “I got to see how medicine and surgical intervention could change a child’s life forever,” says Dr. Lightner. “The research, in […]

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, Dr. Amy Lightner, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, regenerative surgery, stem cells, ulcerative colitis


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