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Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Biobusiness/Biotechnology and Education Awards from 'Regenerative Medicine Minnesota'

Five Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive 2017 Education and Biobusiness/Biotechnology Awards from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a joint venture between the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, and funded by the Minnesota Legislature, with the goal of distributing millions of dollars to advance regenerative medicine in the… [...]

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Promising Early Stem Cell Trial Results: Hold Steady

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. Steve Day is on a mission as he scans a crowd of about 150 people in the banquet hall of a golf course in his boyhood hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. When he finally finds his target, he begins weaving… [...]

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Stem Cells Splash Down From Space

After nearly a month orbiting the Earth attached to the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule containing Dr. Abba Zubair's stem cell research detached from the station and returned to Earth. The Dragon was recovered in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California, on March 19. After… [...]

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Stem Cells in Space

On February 19, the latest rocket launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, included a payload of several samples of donated adult stem cells from a research laboratory at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. The launch by SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, is part of NASA’s… [...]

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Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Collaboration: Bringing Innovative Cell-Based Therapies to Patients

Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently announced a collaboration to delay and prevent heart failure from HLHS, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child's heart is severely underdeveloped. The… [...]

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The Countdown is on: Stem Cells Heading to Space

Previously published on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Stem cell research is about to get a boost that’s out of this world. If all goes as planned, the SpaceX CRS-10 mission will blast off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Florida this weekend to resupply the International Space Station. There will also be something… [...]

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Mayo's Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery to Feature Latest Research

It is not too late to register for the  Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, Feb. 15-17, 2017 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. Presentations will feature the latest in regenerative medicine and surgery, including general sessions in bioinformatics, ethics, project management, regulatory landscapes, technological… [...]

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

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota recently announced the 2017 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Awards. This year's research grants were aimed at developing and retaining early stage investigators. After review by 15 international reviewers, the top-scoring grants have been awarded funding. Four Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive awards. Mayo Clinic awardees include:   Patricia… [...]

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Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Grant Applications are Now Open

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota recently announced the release of the 2017-2018 grant applications for Education Programs, Biotechnology/Biobusiness, and Clinical Care. Grant proposals are due Tuesday, February 14, 2017, by 5:00 PM CST. The Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and the application links can be found here. Questions regarding the application process can be… [...]

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Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery: Feb. 15-17, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Registration is now open for the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, Feb. 15-17, 2017 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. The event features presentations on the latest research in regenerative medicine and surgery and networking opportunities. Attendees are invited to submit abstracts for… [...]

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Mayo Clinic at the 2016 World Stem Cell Summit

Medical research scientists, academics and clinicians mingled with entrepreneurs and patient advocates at the World Stem Cell Summit recently in West Palm Beach, Florida. In its fourth year as co-sponsor, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine sent a delegation to discuss the promise and the peril of the advancing science… [...]

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Mayo Clinic researchers test stem cell therapy to treat arthritis

Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have conducted the world’s first prospective, blinded and placebo-controlled clinical study to test the benefit of using bone marrow stem cells, a regenerative medicine therapy, to reduce arthritic pain and disability in knees. The researchers say such testing is needed because there are… [...]

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National Academy of Medicine elects Mayo Clinic’s Michael Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael J. Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and researcher, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Selection is one of the highest honors in medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Dr. Yaszemski is one of two Mayo Clinic… [...]

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HLHS Program Hosts Fourth Annual “Feel the Beat” Event Oct. 8

The annual “Feel the Beat” event hosted by the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) will be held on October 8 in Rochester, Minn.  “Feel the Beat” brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families affected by a severe heart defect known as HLHS. The… [...]

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Drug Combo Shuts Down Stem Cells, Tumor Growth in Lung Cancer

Researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus have shut down one of the most common and lethal forms of lung cancer by combining the rheumatoid arthritis drug auranofin with an experimental targeted agent. The combination therapy worked in a laboratory study to stop lung adenocarcinoma associated with mutation of the KRAS… [...]

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Uniting the Global Stem Cell Community

Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to Co-Host the World Stem Cell Summit in San Antonio The World Stem Cell Summit, December 3-5 in San Antonio, unites and educates the global stem cell community. With more than 1,200 attendees from more than 40 countries, the annual World Stem Cell Summit’s… [...]

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Mayo Clinic's Week at #WSCS14 in San Antonio

The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine used Mayo Clinic's social media networks to broadcast live to the public the latest from the 10th Annual World Stem Cell Summit. Below you will find a summary of content posted to Facebook, Google+, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr by Mayo Clinic and other… [...]

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Regenerative Medicine Minnesota: Executing Big Hairy Audacious Goals

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… [...]

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6 "firsts" in advancing regenerative medicine toward patient care

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… [...]

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