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September 22, 2015

HLHS Program Hosts Third Annual ‘Feel the Beat’ Event Oct. 17

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

FEEL THE BEAT Saturday, October 17, 2015 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN   ‘Feel the Beat’ is a fun-filled day featuring new and exciting research taking place in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), connecting families to others in the HLHS community and providing […]

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Tags: cardiac, Charlie the Courageous, Chris Moir, Congenital Heart Disease, Ethan Bortnick, Events, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, Pediatrics, regenerative medicine, research


September 17, 2015

Uniting the Regenerative Medicine Community Through Global Collaboration

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

The 2015 World Stem Cell Summit and RegMed Capital Conference will be held December 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia, shaping the next year of progress in regenerative medicine. Mayo Clinic, the Georgia Center for Regenerative Engineering & Medicine (Georgia Tech, University of Georgia & Emory University), Kyoto University Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), BioBridge […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, GPI, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells, World Stem Cell Summit


September 15, 2015

Nearing the Future of Regenerative Medicine

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Abba C. Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., medical and scientific director of the Cell Therapy Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Florida has traveled far in his life, moving from Nigeria to America in pursuit of science. Dr. Zubair spoke recently at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, explaining his plan to send an experiment beyond all borders to the […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, regenerative medicine, research, space, stem cells, Stem Cells in Space, stroke


August 14, 2015

The Race is On – How Mayo Clinic is Using Regenerative Medicine Technology to Find a Cure for Diabetes

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared in Mayo Clinic Magazine. For Caroline Schlehuber, an artificial pancreas might mean an end to finger pricks, blood reads and daily shots. Caroline can never escape her diabetes. It was there on her first day of school, at her first communion. It’s there every Halloween, every Christmas, every vacation. She’s pricked her […]

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July 31, 2015

Meet the Researcher: Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., Talks Stem Cells in Space

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Abba C. Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., medical and scientific director of the Cell Therapy Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Florida will present “Growing Stem Cells in Space: Medicine’s Next Big thing?” All are welcome to the Research Information Center in Rochester, Minn. (Gonda Building, Lobby Level) Tuesday August 4, at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Zubair will discuss the […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Meet the Researcher, regenerative medicine, research, space, stem cells, stroke


July 31, 2015

Researchers Test Bioartificial Liver Device to Treat Acute Liver Failure

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Approximately 30,000–40,000 people die from liver disease each year, according to the American Liver Foundation. For people who experience acute liver failure, the only proven treatment has been liver transplantation. Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed and are testing an alternative to liver transplantation called the […]

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Tags: Bioartificial Liver, Liver Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, scott nyberg, stem cells


July 27, 2015

Human Cell Therapy Laboratory: Developing Drugs from the Patient, for the Patient

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story originally appeared on the Mayo Medical Laboratories Blog. It’s almost a crime the outside world doesn’t know about the human clinical trials occurring at Mayo Clinic’s Human Cell Therapy Laboratory (HCTL) in Rochester. Currently, there are eleven (phase I) trials underway (or just finishing), investigating the use of cellular therapies. Developed in HCTL, […]

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Tags: Allan Dietz, Neurology, Oncology, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


July 15, 2015

Repairing Mitochondrial Disease

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

A multidisciplinary team  has successfully  eliminated fatal mitochondrial DNA mutations in stem cells from patients with mitochondrial diseases. The study is published in the current issue of Nature as a collaboration between some of the top research institutions and Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine. Mitochondrial diseases are a particular struggle for patients and their […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Clifford Folmes, Mayo Clinic, Mitochondrial Disease, Oregon Health and Science University, regenerative medicine


July 10, 2015

New Lung Restoration Center to Bolster Lung Transplants

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation, plans to change the landscape of lung transplantation with the construction of the new Lung Restoration Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The new center will use a process called ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) to revitalize donated lungs, allowing doctors to utilize organs that would otherwise not be […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Florida, Lung Restoration, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, News Release, regenerative medicine, research, stem cell, Transplantation


June 18, 2015

From Hypothesis to Bedside

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Medical research can be a challenging process, slowed by the complicated nature of translating research into treatment, but Mayo Clinic’s Nathan Staff, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, has a plan to surmount these obstacles and streamline the research process. He and his colleagues detailed this plan in an issue of the journal Science Translational […]

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Tags: ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anthony Windebank, Lou Gehrig's Disease, Mayo Clinic, Nathan Staff, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


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