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Enhancing Stem Cell Delivery to the Heart

Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues in Belgium have developed a specialized catheter for transplanting stem cells into the beating heart. This new catheter is being used in the European CHART-1 clinical trials, now underway. This is the first Phase III trial to regenerate hearts of patients who have suffered heart… [...]

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Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to test stem cell use in clinical trial for pediatric congenital heart disease

Mayo Clinic recently announced the first stem cell-based clinical trial for congenital heart disease. The clinical trial aims to determine how stem cells derived from autologous umbilical cord blood can help children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, a rare defect where the left side of the heart is critically underdeveloped.… [...]

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Stem Cells in Space: Testing Stroke Treatment

Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D, believes that cells grown in the International Space Station (ISS) could help patients recover from a stroke, and that it may even be possible to generate human tissues and organs in space. Dr. Zubair says, “On Earth, we face many challenges in trying to grow enough stem… [...]

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Mayo Clinic to co-host 2013 World Stem Cell Summit in San Diego

Mayo Clinic, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, and Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) at Kyoto University have joined Genetics Policy Institute to organize the 2013 World Stem Cell Summit — the largest and most comprehensive multi-track interdisciplinary stem cell conference aimed… [...]

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Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Lend Hope to Diabetes Treatment

From Mayo Clinic's Discovery's Edge magazine. Nearly everyone knows someone with diabetes — it's hard not to. In the United States, 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 6 children have high blood sugar, according to the National Institutes of Health. After you eat, glucose is absorbed into your bloodstream… [...]

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Promise of Regenerative Medicine

The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is driven by patient needs and serves as a catalyst to develop new clinical options for patients. Though great progress has been made in medicine, current evidence-based and palliative treatments are increasingly unable to keep pace with patients’ needs, especially given our aging… [...]

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Printing Human Tissue

Imagine lying in a hospital room after a heart attack. The doctor comes in with a small device that looks like a tiny apple corer and says, “You need a valve replacement. I just need a bit of your skin, and we’ll have a new one printed for you in… [...]

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Mayo Clinic Investigators Awarded ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’ Research Grants

Seven Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grants. The grants are awarded to investigators in the areas of discovery science, translational research and clinical trials. The grants are effective for a two year period. Mayo Clinic awardees include:     Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Burns,… [...]

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Regenerative Medicine Therapies Program at Mayo Clinic Florida

Shane Shapiro, M.D., is dedicated to advancing the science of orthopedics and regenerative medicine through research. He is assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and program director for the Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine. In the video below, Dr. Shapiro discusses the results of his randomized controlled… [...]

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Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Lung Transplant Patients

In a recent study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, a team of researchers at Mayo Clinic looked at the safety and feasibility of using stem cells to treat a condition that can devastate lung transplant patients. The disease itself is called bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, or BOS, and involves inflammation and scarring… [...]

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Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Ramps Up

This article first appeared in Mayo Clinic's research magazine, Discovery's Edge. At 62, Oscar Campanini expected some aches and pains in his joints, especially after his weekly pickup soccer game. But two years ago, the pain in his knees became so overwhelming he could barely walk. Because both knees had… [...]

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Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Requests Proposals for 2018 Education, Clinical Care and Biobusiness Grants

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. Click on the links below for full request for proposal (RFP) details: Education Programs RFP Clinical Care RFP Biobusiness RFP Biotechnology Equipment/Instrumentation RFP Applications are due to Regenerative… [...]

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Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine at the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit

The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is a co-organizer of the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit. More than 1,000 attendees are expected at the 13th annual event Jan. 22-26 in Miami, Florida. Researchers and clinical experts from Mayo Clinic will participate in presentations and panel discussions highlighting advances in… [...]

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FDA Clears Way for Mayo Clinic to Accelerate Production of Stem Cells for Clinical Trials Through Automation

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to allow Mayo Clinic to use an automated bioreactor-based stem cell production platform on its campus in Jacksonville, Florida. This enables the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to produce cells from the… [...]

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Researching Cell-Free Peptide Therapeutics for Cardiac Repair and Regeneration

John C. Burnett Jr., M.D., is studying the prevention of heart failure after a heart attack. The goal of his research is to establish that the use of a novel Mayo Clinic engineered peptide will serve as a cell-free therapeutic strategy for cardiac repair and regeneration. Dr. Burnett is a Regenerative… [...]

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Research Collaboration Gives Hope for Future of Babies with Rare Heart Defect

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Collaboration among hospitals across the U.S. as part of a new research consortium is giving hope for the future of babies born with a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. A baby from Alabama named Ryals is one… [...]

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Molecular Mechanisms of Myelin Regeneration

Multiple sclerosis and other diseases attack the myelin, a sheath that insulates the nerves. Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D., is investigating the underlying molecular mechanisms of myelin regeneration in an effort to develop a therapy to help patients. Dr. Jang is a research grant recipient from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota. She is Assistant Professor… [...]

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Mayo Clinic, Children’s Minnesota Announce Congenital Heart Defect Collaboration

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Minnesota are collaborating to prevent heart failure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left… [...]

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Researching Cell-based Therapies for Ebstein Anomaly

Ebstein's anomaly is a rare heart defect that's present at birth (congenital). In Ebstein's anomaly, thetricuspid valve — the valve between the two right heart chambers — doesn't work properly. Kimberly Holst, M.D., is a general and thoracic surgery resident at Mayo Clinic and a resident in the Clinician Investigator… [...]

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Mayo Clinic to Anchor First Discovery Square Building

This story first appeared in Mayo's research magazine, Discovery's Edge. Scientists from three Mayo Clinic research areas will be the first tenants of Discovery Square, the technology centerpiece of Destination Medical Center, the economic development initiative under way in Rochester, Minnesota. Biomedical technology, advanced manufacturing of regenerative products, and advance… [...]

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