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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


December 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Diverse ways regenerative medicine is advancing health care

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine has contributed to patient care in 2020 more than ever before, bolstered by synergies in research, practice and education. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is at the forefront of a biotherapy revolution in which health care advances from treating disease to restoring health. “The centrality of the body to regenerate itself is […]

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Tags: #CAR-T cell therapy, #Dr. Andre Terzic, #Dr. Atta Behfar, #exosomes, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #medical research, #stem cell research


December 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

A regenerative detour for lymphedema

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is refining its regenerative approach to treating lymphedema, a debilitating buildup of fluid after cancer treatment. Research by Antonio Forte, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic plastic surgeon, seeks to better pinpoint who is most likely to benefit from surgery aimed at regenerating a faulty lymphatic system. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine supports […]

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Tags: Antonio Forte, Breast cancer, lymphedema, lymphovenous bypass surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


October 14, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic adopts regenerative medicine as field of academic rank

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

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 27, 2020 · Leave a Comment

A regenerative alternative to hip replacement

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mikaili Robertson has a passion for playing college sports, so the second baseman was devastated when at age 18 he learned he needed a hip replacement. Worried his playing days might be over, he turned to Mayo Clinic and a surgery that — along with a cadaver tissue transplant — would tap the body’s power […]

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Tags: #Avascular hip necrosis, Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation Surgery, hip replacement surgery, osteonecrosis, Rafael J. Sierra, sickle cell disease


August 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Regenerating muscles after cancer surgery

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body’s healing power to regenerate muscle strength after some cancer surgeries, particularly surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming with plastic surgeons in a procedure they’ve coined “oncoregeneration.” They are seeking to perfect this procedure in which large muscle is […]

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Tags: lymphedema, Matthew Houdek, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, micro surgery, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Soft tissue sarcoma, Steven Moran


July 30, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Spotlighting 2020 graduates of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Integrating new discoveries into patient care requires a workforce equipped to deliver the latest innovations. That’s why training the workforce of the future is a key objective of the Education Shield at Mayo Clinic—an objective the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is committed to advancing. Every year, Mayo Clinic’s College of Medicine and Science […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Medical Scientist Training Program, Mayo Clinic Regenerative Sciences Training Program, Rosalie Sterner, Sinibaldo Romero Arocha, Somaira Nowsheen


July 16, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative patient consult service seeks to educate patients

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Article by Charlene Martin-Lillie and Susan Buckles Advances in Regenerative Medicine hold promise for many patients as the therapeutic paradigm shifts from treating disease to restoring health. As this evolving field of medicine matures, information becomes increasingly available to the general public through multiple venues, mostly online. Terms such as “stem cells”, “exosomes”, and “regenerative […]

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Tags: Bioethics, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Ethics, Regenerative Medicine Patient Consult Service, Shane Shapiro, Stem cell education, Zubin Master


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