Regenerative Medicine Minnesota

September 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Researching Stem Cells for Kidney Disease: LaTonya Hickson, M.D.

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is a serious complication of diabetes. Up to 40 percent of people with diabetes eventually develop kidney disease. With no long-term treatment available, many patients will progress to end stage kidney disease requiring either dialysis or a kidney transplant. Research is underway to keep people from progressing to kidney failure, and […]

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Tags: diabetes, diabetic kidney disease, Dr. LaTonya Hickson, kidney failure, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, regenerative medicine, stem cells


July 3, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota: Executing Big Hairy Audacious Goals

By Susan Buckles 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 · Leave a Comment

6 “firsts” in advancing regenerative medicine toward patient care

By Susan Buckles 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


April 25, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

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 · Leave a Comment

Apply for 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota grants

By centerforregmedmc 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


January 29, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

By centerforregmedmc 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 · Leave a Comment

Apply for Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Grants

By centerforregmedmc 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 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Idea Exchange and Celebration

By centerforregmedmc 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


June 28, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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

By centerforregmedmc 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


June 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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

By centerforregmedmc 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


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