Items Tagged ‘Anthony Windebank’

September 7, 2017

Serving Where Needed

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

This story first appeared in Mayo’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., dressed in his scrubs, glanced through the window to the operating room. The patient lay unconscious on the table, draped and ready for the doctor to begin surgery. But at that moment an odd sensation passed through Dr. Yaszemski’s head, unlike […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, Michael Yaszemski, regenerative medicine, stem cells, tissue engineering

February 9, 2017

The Case for Stem Cell Treatments for ALS

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

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 (ALS) also known as Lou […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, Nathan Staff, regenerative medicine, stem cells

June 18, 2015

From Hypothesis to Bedside

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@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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