Research

February 20, 2020

Patient consults: finding the best treatment option for each individual

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Is regenerative medicine in your future or would standard procedures be the best remedy for diseases like arthritis? Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Consult Service helped two men with a similar disease choose two vastly different paths to healing based on their individual conditions and lifestyles. 79-year old Joe Rosinski, a retired Ford motor company engineer, […]

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Tags: #micro-fragmented adipose tissue, #Orthobiologics, #Regenerating Medicine Consult Service, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites


February 14, 2020

Evolution of cardiac regeneration

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

February is American Heart Month, a time to acknowledge advancements in a new generation of care. This year focus is placed on repairing damaged heart tissue and restoring heart function after a heart attack. The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is leading research into cardiac regeneration. Accounting for nearly 20 million of all deaths, […]

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Tags: #American Heart Month, #Dr. Michael Sabbah, cardiac regeneration, Dr. Atta Behfar, heart attack, heart disease, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


January 23, 2020

Mayo Clinic Regenerative Medicine on the International Stage

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Mayo Clinic experts are sharing their leadership and knowledge of regenerative medicine with an international audience at the World Stem Cell Summit in Miami. Every year more than 2,000 physicians, scientists, bioethicists, industry, government watchdogs and patient advocates from 44 countries convene at the World Stem Cell Summit to collaborate and focus on ways to […]

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Tags: #Dr. Carmen Terzic, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Dr. Wenchun Qu, Dr. Zubin Master, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, World Stem Cell Summit


January 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic Research Discovers a Molecular Switch for Repairing Central Nervous System Disorders

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

A molecular switch has the ability to turn on a substance in animals that repairs neurological damage in disorders such as multiple sclerosis (MS), Mayo Clinic researchers discovered. The early research in animal models could advance an already approved Food and Drug Administration therapy and also could lead to new strategies for treating diseases of […]

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Tags: #Dr. Isobel Scarisbrick, #multiple scleroris, #nerve regeneration, #schizophrenia, #thrombin receptor, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, myelin regeneration, spinal cord injury


Regenerative Product Could Provide New Option for Women with Mesh Exposure Following Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

December 12, 2019

Regenerative Product Could Provide New Option for Women with Mesh Exposure Following Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

By MayoRegMed MayoRegMed

Research is advancing a regenerative solution for a quality of life-limiting complication of mesh-based surgical repairs for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women. While mesh-based surgical treatments are durable and provide symptom relief for a great number of patients, there is a risk of mesh complications following surgery, such as mesh exposure. […]

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Tags: Dr. Cassandra Kisby, Dr. John Occhino, regenerative medicine, urinary incontinence, vaginal prolapse


December 4, 2019

Restoring Function with Larynx Transplantation

By MayoRegMed MayoRegMed

Mayo Clinic has launched a first of its kind regenerative transplant program aimed at restoring function for people who need their larynx, or voice box, removed. In the United States about 60,000 people are living without a larynx, due to disease or trauma. The larynx is a segment of the respiratory tract located in the […]

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Tags: Dr. David Lott, larynx transplant, trachea, transplant, voice box


November 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic research is a step toward hope for spinal cord injuries

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Early research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines the first case at Mayo Clinic of stem cell therapy tested in humans for spinal cord injury. The case study found stem cell intervention, which took place after standard surgery, and physical and occupational therapy, restored some function in a patient with spinal cord injury. The report, […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Proceedings, #Spinal cord injury research, #stem cell lumbar puncture, #stem cell research, Dr. Allan Dietz, Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Dr. Wenchun Qu, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, spinal cord injury


Neuro Regeneration for Chemo Brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.

November 15, 2019

Neuro Regeneration for Chemo Brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Cognitive dysfunction, sometimes called “chemo brain,” stemming from chemotherapy is a major adverse condition affecting approximately 14 million cancer patients and survivors in the United States. Although chemo brain has been widely reported by patients and clinicians, the cause of concentration and memory problems in cancer patients is not well understood. Mayo Clinic researchers are […]

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Tags: cancer, chemo brain, Dr. Mi Hyeon Jang, Neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine, stem cells


Platelet Rich Plasma Found to be Effective in Regrowing Hair

October 31, 2019

Platelet Rich Plasma Found to be Effective in Regrowing Hair

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Platelets spun from a person’s own blood may be a new option for treating baldness in women, according to research at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. A pilot study found platelet rich plasma (PRP), a regenerative therapy associated with natural growth factors and tissue healing, regrows hair as well as other treatments on the market. The findings […]

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Tags: Dr. Alison Bruce, Dr. Shane Shapiro, hair loss, platelet rich plasma, PRP, regenerative medicine


October 17, 2019

A Step Toward Bioengineered Transplantable Livers

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

More than four million American suffer from chronic end stage liver disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a liver transplant can mean the difference between life and death for some patients. However, livers are in short supply, and the number of people awaiting new livers far exceeds the number of […]

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Tags: bioengineered organs, liver transplant, regenerative medicine, scott nyberg, transplant


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