Items Tagged ‘ALS’

August 10, 2017

Researching the Use of Stem Cells for ALS – Nathan Staff, M.D, Ph.D.

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Nathan Staff, M.D, Ph.D., and his team are researching the potential of cell-based therapies to promote the healing response for patients with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. A fatal neurodegenerative disease, ALS causes progressive paralysis and death in 2-5 years. Currently, no curative treatment exists for this devastating condition. While it is a rare disease, […]

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Tags: ALS, clinical trials, Nathan Staff, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research, stem cells

June 18, 2015

From Hypothesis to Bedside

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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

June 9, 2014

New Hope: Stem Cell Trial for ALS Patients

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From the pages of Mayo Clinic Magazine. Regenerative medicine at Mayo Clinic harnesses its collective knowledge, resources and skills to teach the body to heal from within. This unprecedented science offers patients definitive solutions for devastating diseases and conditions. THE URGENCY Patient Number Five “We thought, ‘jeez, this cure has to start somewhere, someone has […]

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Tags: ALS, clinical trial, Lou Gehrig, regenerative medicine, stem cells

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