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October 28, 2021

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position on regenerative medicine

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine has released a position statement to guide responsible use of regenerative interventions when standard care doesn’t provide relief. The statement recommends key scientific and ethical considerations when prescribing regenerative medicine procedures. The position statement published in the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine emphasizes safety, scientific validation, ethics and […]

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Tags: #American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, #Dr. Shane Shapiro, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #platelet rich plasma, #sports medicine


September 9, 2021

A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body’s clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence […]

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Tags: #Dr. Brittany Howard, #Dr. Michael Hinni, #fat grafting, #laser therapy, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center, #platelet rich plasma, #rhinoplasty


July 15, 2021

Triggering the body’s ability to heal

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Erwin Kruger, M.D., is motivated by challenges that evolve into enhanced clinical care. He chose the rigors of college, medical school and fellowships in the U.S. rather than an easier road to medical school straight out of high school in his native country of Nicaragua. His career path since then has been a circuitous journey […]

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Tags: #Dr. Erwin Kruger, #hand surgery, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #regenerative surgery, #Wound healing patch


June 17, 2021

Could regenerative medicine relieve neck, back pain?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is looking to regenerative medicine as a potential long-term solution for degenerative disk disease that has for years eluded medical science. Millions of people in the U.S. are afflicted with chronic neck and back pain that often comes after years of wear and tear on the spine. Current treatments provide only temporary relief […]

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Tags: #back and neck pain, #bone marrow aspirate concentrate, #Center for Regenerative Medicine, #degenerative disk disease, #Dr. Wenchun Qu, #platelet rich plasma


April 8, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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


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