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Stem Cell Signaling May Repair Liver Injury

This story was previously published in Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine. Researchers are continually learning more about the ability of stem cells to replace or repair damaged tissue. As it turns out, a signaling mechanism used by stem cells may also have therapeutic effects. Two new studies from the… [...]

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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 Application for Stem Cells: Crohn's Complications

New research at Mayo Clinic is bringing hope to hundreds of thousands of Crohn’s disease patients. Their extreme pain from complications is both physical and emotional and, for many, incurable. But, an innovation using the patient’s own stem cells seems to work extremely well in early testing. Eventually, researchers say, it… [...]

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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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The Case for Stem Cell Treatments for ALS

When nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord stop working normally there is a noticeable change in muscle movement and activity. Motor neurons work with the brain to control muscle movement such as gripping and walking. These activities become increasingly difficult with the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis… [...]

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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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Regenerative Medicine has Potential to Change How We Approach Cardiovascular Disease

An article in Cardiology News describes the effort to bring regenerative medicine into clinical practice for cardiovascular disease. Although routine stem cell applications for cardiovascular disease are not yet available, current research spans the spectrum of heart diseases, deepening our knowledge base. This new knowledge is translating into a regenerative… [...]

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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 among World Stem Cell Summit poster prize winners

The  2016 World Stem Cell Summit poster prize winners include Mayo Clinic's Amanda K. Golden, research medical writer, and Rosalie M. Sterner, M.D.-Ph.D. student. Posters were judged on contribution to the field of regenerative medicine, scientific method, creativity and communicative power. The World Stem Cell Summit poster forum covered a variety… [...]

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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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Healing from Within: The Promise of Regenerative Medicine

The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, in partnership with Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, recently produced a patient-focused video called, “Healing from Within: The Promise of Regenerative Medicine.” The eight-minute educational video is funded by a patient care grant from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota. The video features  interviews with Mayo Clinic physicians… [...]

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Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Lecture

Early in his career as a pediatric and transplant surgeon-scientist, Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D., was motivated by the problem of organ shortage for his tiny patients. It has led to a career long pursuit in solving the problem of organ availability for babies and young children. In an early case,… [...]

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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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