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April 8, 2021 · Leave a Comment

The pivotal role of nursing in regenerative medicine

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Nurses are uniquely positioned to counteract a  pandemic of chronic diseases by integrating regenerative medicine into patient care, a Mayo Clinic study finds. To execute this pivotal role, the stalwarts on the frontlines of health care should stay abreast of research, be trained in regenerative education and embrace new regenerative technologies, according to the paper […]

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Tags: #Dr. Andre Terzic, #Dr. Linda Chlan, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #nursing research, #Regenerative nursing, #Ryannon Frederick


March 25, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative eyedrops tap blood for tears

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Gregory Williams turned to regenerative medicine for healing after a one-two punch to his health. The 63-year-old Florida man survived leukemia only to develop ocular graft-versus-host disease, a potentially blinding complication of the bone marrow transplant that put his cancer in remission. Ocular graft-versus-host disease is a chronic debilitating condition with no cure that causes […]

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Tags: #autologous serum eyedrops, #Dr. Darby Miller, #Dr. Shane Shapiro, #Dry eye disease, #Graft-versus-host disease, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites


March 18, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative medicine on cusp of health care transformation

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

The evolution of regenerative medicine has reached a milestone, moving from exploratory pipelines to daily clinical care options. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, a driver of this innovation, explored the underpinnings needed to more broadly advance regenerative health care toward standardized practice. The conclusions of this study are outlined in a review published in […]

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Tags: #Dr. Andre Terzic, #Dr. Atta Behfar, #Dr. Satsuki Yamada, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


March 11, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative approaches to improving corneal transplantation

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is refining corneal transplantation surgery nearly a century after it first pioneered this groundbreaking procedure to restore vision. Corneal transplants, which were among the first successful organ transplants, are considered one of the earliest forms of regenerative medicine. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is a catalyst for advancing regenerative procedures like corneal […]

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Tags: #Dr. Leo Maguire, #Fuchs' dystrophy, #full thickness corneal transplants, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #partial thickness corneal transplants


March 4, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Advancing regenerative medicine through education

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Education is a cornerstone of Mayo Clinic’s strategy to bring regenerative medicine to more patients. A workforce trained in the emerging field of regenerative sciences is integral to advancing this new era of health care into daily clinical practice. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine has invested years developing, refining, and disseminating the “Regenerative Medicine […]

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Tags: #David Soriano, #Dr. Saranya Wyles, #Ewoma Ogbaudu, #Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Regenerative Medicine and Surgery course, #Regenerative sciences education, #Shannon Strader


February 25, 2021 · Leave a Comment

From advanced-practice provider to regenerative medicine innovator

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

It’s not often that an advanced-practice provider is the teacher and a physician is the student. What some may consider a role reversal is one of many ways that Jennifer Arthurs, a nurse practitioner for Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites in Florida, is at the vanguard of a new wave in medical practice. Regenerative […]

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Tags: #bone marrow aspirate concentrate, #Dr. Shane Shapiro, #Jennifer Arthurs, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Mayo Clinic Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, #platelet rich plasma, #Regenerative Medicine Patient Consult Service


February 18, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Laser therapy for skin regeneration

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is taking a new approach to bolster the body’s ability to heal scar tissue after serious burns. Mayo Clinic dermatologists are using laser treatments to unleash the regenerative power of burned skin and to try to improve appearance and function. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is a driver of new regenerative therapeutics […]

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Tags: #ablative fractional resurfacing, #burns, #Dr. Elika Hoss, #laser therapy, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #pulsed dye laser therapy, #Skin grafts, #skin regeneration


January 14, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Advancing regenerative care through biomanufacturing

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

One of the challenges of integrating regenerative medicine into patient care is the time and regulatory rigor it takes to validate new therapies. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is working with industry collaborators to streamline the process of moving the latest tissue engineered and cellular products from bench to bedside. As part of its […]

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Tags: #ARMI BioFabUSA, #Biomanufacturing, #Dr. Jorge Mallea, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Regenerative therapies, #Tissue engineering


January 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Regenerating the larynx: A second chance at speech

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is leveraging advances in regenerative medicine to restore function for people whose lives have been drastically changed by a laryngectomy — surgery to remove the voice box. People without a voice box can neither speak with their natural voices nor breathe through their noses. Simple pleasures like smelling a bouquet of flowers or […]

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Tags: #Dr. David Lott, #Dr. Richard Hayden, #laryngeal cancer, #laryngectomy, #Larynx transplantation, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #medical research, #Regenerative medicine


December 30, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Pioneering living donor cartilage transplants

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is poised to establish what is believed to be the first-ever living cartilage donor bank to provide a new regenerative option for healing common knee injuries. That donor bank will lay the foundation for living donor musculoskeletal tissue transplants — a first at Mayo Clinic and possibly in the world — to help […]

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Tags: #cartilage defects, #Dr. Daniel Saris, #Dr. Mario Hevesi, #knee replacement surgery, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #osteo chondral allograft transplant, Dr. Aaron Krych


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