Regenerative Medicine Minnesota

July 3, 2019

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota: Executing Big Hairy Audacious Goals

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

The excitement at the 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota meeting was palpable. Health care providers, scientists, educators, students, lawmakers and life sciences entrepreneurs mobilized to celebrate the BHAG—big hairy audacious goals in transforming health care. The BHAG challenge: develop new solutions and innovations that establish Minnesota as a world class leader and destination for advancing regenerative […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jakub Tolar, #Fetal surgery research, #Spinal cord injury research, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Saranya Wyles, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota


June 18, 2019

6 “firsts” in advancing regenerative medicine toward patient care

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

A statewide bipartisan initiative is transforming health care from a focus on treating disease to one of tapping the body’s ability to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a legislative initiative aimed at improving health by advancing regenerative medicine in research, technology, education and patient care across the state. Minnesotans statewide struggle with chronic conditions […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jakub Tolar, #regenerative medicine eduation, #stem cell research, #University of Minnesota Medical Schoo, artificial liver, Dr. Andre Terzic, fetal surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, spinal cord injury


Mayo Educators Awarded Education Program Grants from 'Regenerative Medicine Minnesota'

April 25, 2019

Mayo Educators Awarded Education Program Grants from ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

In 2014, the Minnesota Legislature allocated resources to fund Regenerative Medicine Minnesota to improve the health of Minnesotans by advancing regenerative medicine therapies. Grants are awarded to accelerate medical research and to developers of biotechnology and biobusinesses across the state. Education grants, the focus of this announcement, are awarded to recruit, train and retain the […]

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Tags: Education Grants, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, stem cells


January 31, 2019

Apply for 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota grants

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is accepting proposals for grants relating to regenerative medicine education programs, clinical care, and biobusiness/biotechnology. Applicants must be based in Minnesota. Important notes for Mayo Clinic investigators: Mayo investigators should work with the Office of Sponsored Projects Administrationto develop a detailed budget prior to submitting a proposal. Contact your sponsored project specialist. Arizona and Florida investigators can be […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, stem cells


Seven Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Research Awards from 'Regenerative Medicine Minnesota'

January 29, 2019

Seven Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Research Awards from ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota (RMM) recently announced the 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Awards. This year’s research grants are aimed at developing better therapies for people with diabetes, cartilage injury, heart disease, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, and age-related macular degeneration. The grants are awarded to investigators in the areas of […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, stem cells


September 20, 2018

Apply for Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Grants

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, the statewide collaboration led by the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, is accepting proposals for grants relating to regenerative medicine in discovery science, translational research and clinical trials. Applicants must be based in Minnesota. Before applying for a grant, be sure to read the Frequently Asked Questions and the request for proposal (RFP) for […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research, research grants


July 26, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Idea Exchange and Celebration

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

On June 13, past and future grant awardees gathered for the third Annual Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Idea Exchange and Celebration, held at the University of Minnesota. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota grant awardees presented their progress to date and the future direction of their research. In 2018, eleven Mayo Clinic investigators received awards in education, research, and […]

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Tags: biobusiness, biotechnology, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research


Investigating Gene Therapy Strategies for Obesity: Ping Chen, Ph.D.

June 28, 2018

Investigating Gene Therapy Strategies for Obesity: Ping Chen, Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

The major challenge in treating obesity is not just losing weight, but preventing weight from coming back. With a research grant form Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Ping (Vicky) Chen, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic research associate,  is studying a new treatment strategy using gene transfer therapy to safely target brain mechanisms that control hunger and energy output. Dr. […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, discovery science, Dr. Ping Chen, obesity, regenerative medicine, research, weight control


Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.

June 7, 2018

Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Alexander Revzin, Ph.D., is a professor of biomedical engineering at Mayo Clinic and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Award. He is developing microcapsules that could be used as cell carriers during differentiation of stem cells into pancreatic islets. These same capsules may also be useful as vehicles for islet transplantation. This technology […]

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Tags: Alexander Revzin, Center for Regenerative Medicine, diabetes, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cell differentiation, stem cells


Researching Gene Therapy for Liver Diseases: Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D.

May 31, 2018

Researching Gene Therapy for Liver Diseases: Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D., is a Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant recipient. He is researching gene therapy to fight inborn errors of metabolism of the liver, primarily Hereditary Tyrosinemia Type 1 (HT1), a metabolic disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency. HT1 is a genetic disorder that can lead to liver and kidney failure, and is […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Joseph Lillegard, Hereditary Tyrosinemia, liver disease, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells


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