February 6, 2020

Restored knee function transforms patient’s life, inspires giving

By MayoRegMed MayoRegMed (@mayoregmed)

Mayo Clinic benefactors James Reibel, M.D., and Barbara Reibel were always on the go — even in retirement. That is until Dr. Reibel’s chronic knee pain became debilitating and threatened the couple’s active lifestyle. Their 25-year patient history with Mayo Clinic led the couple back to Mayo where they learned about regenerative medicine techniques available […]

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Tags: knee pain, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida, stem cells

December 26, 2019

Top ways regenerative medicine is advancing the health care of tomorrow for patients today

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine accelerated from the bench into the practice in new ways in 2019, ushering in an era of care focused on the body’s amazing ability to heal itself. Bolstered by robust research, Mayo Clinic is at the forefront of delivering new therapies that restore form and function to diseased cells, tissues, or organs — […]

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Tags: #Birth defects, #CART T-cell therapy, #Lymphedema, #Organ Transplants, #Regenerative therapies, #Spina Bifida, cancer, Dr. Andre Terzic, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, spinal cord injury

October 24, 2019

Meet Brittany Howard, M.D.- Applying regenerative medicine to facial reconstruction surgery

By Jen Schutz Jen Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

A regenerative approach to facial surgery is offering new hope for restoring form and function for people who’ve suffered facial trauma or skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And for patients with skin cancer on the […]

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Tags: Brittany Howard, facial trauma, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, nasal reconstruction surgery, regenerative medicine, skin cancer

October 1, 2019

Zane’s story: Fetal surgery to expand lungs

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Baby Zane Fouts’ boundless curiosity starts at his feet, which he grabs and plays with happily. The energetic boy who’s full of smiles is a trailblazer for regenerative surgery performed in a clinical trial at Mayo Clinic even before birth. “He’s our miracle baby,” says his mother, Alyse Ahern-Mittelsted.  “He’s a rock star.” Ahern-Mittelsted was […]

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Tags: #Congenital diaphragmatic surgery, #Fetal endoscopic trachea occlusion surgery, #Fetal surgery research, Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, pulmonary hypoplasia, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota

August 29, 2019

Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative: Tracking Outcomes and Supporting Clinical Trials

By Jen Schutz Jen Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

One of the challenges of integrating regenerative medicine into daily patient care is that it is so new, there is not a lot of available data to consider when determining best practices. A recent grant will help track information on how patient do after clinical trials. The Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative, funded through a grant […]

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Tags: Dr. Shane Shapiro, Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative, osteoarthritis, Regenerative Evidence-Based Outcome Registry, regenerative medicine, stem cells

November 15, 2018

An Active Life Restored

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D. with Rick Amatuzio. For years, Rick Amatuzio lived with severe back pain that kept him from an active life. But advanced diagnostic tests and regenerative medicine therapy at Mayo Clinic ultimately led to a complete recovery. A typical weekend for Rick Amatuzio involves playing two rounds of golf, riding his motorcycle […]

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Tags: Dr. Wenchun Qu, Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation

September 13, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Facilities and Expertise in Florida

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

The Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites has seen 1,000 patients since opening on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus almost two years ago. The model, which integrated patient care with laboratory functions, is enabling the development and use of regenerative medicine products. The unique space serves both patients and clinicians, providing a place for multidisciplinary teams to expand […]

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Tags: Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, stem cells

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