Regenerative Medicine Minnesota

January 31, 2019

Apply for 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota grants

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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’

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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


Cell Therapy for Cartilage Defects: Aaron Krych, M.D.

May 17, 2018

Cell Therapy for Cartilage Defects: Aaron Krych, M.D.

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Aaron Krych, M.D., Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Research Grant, is researching the initial safety and feasibility of RECLAIM, a single stage cartilage repair technique using the patient’s own cartilage cells and allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells.  The study will assess the patient’s improvement in pain and function following the […]

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Tags: cartilage repair, Dr. Aaron Krych, Dr. Daniel Saris, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, RECLAIM, regenerative medicine, sports medicine, stem cells


May 3, 2018

Researching Regenerative Strategies to Optimize Neurological Function: Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D.

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Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant, Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D., is developing regenerative strategies to optimize neurological function and quality of life for patients with brain tumors, neurological injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases. The decline of memory and thinking processes seen in aging, neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease), and […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Terry Burns, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, Neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research, stem cells


Clinical Trial Investigates Stem Cell Therapies for Spinal Cord Injuries

April 19, 2018

Clinical Trial Investigates Stem Cell Therapies for Spinal Cord Injuries

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Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon, Mohamad Bydon, M.D., is a research grant recipient from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota. His clinical trial investigates whether adipose-derived (fat tissue-derived) mesenchymal stem cells can be safely administered into the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with traumatic spinal cord injury and what the effects this may have on functional improvement, activities of daily living, […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Medical Research, Neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine, stem cells


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