Items Tagged ‘Atta Behfar’

September 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic Researchers Investigate Innovations in Heart Transplant

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Previously published in Mayo Clinic’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. As a science writer, I’m typically juggling a recorder, a note pad and a pen. Sometimes a camera. Today, the heart I held in my hand was warm and firm, red and healthy-looking. And beating. In my hand. Just an hour earlier it was in the […]

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Tags: Atta Behfar, cardiac regeneration, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells

January 21, 2014

Mayo Clinic Discovery Leads to FDA Approval for Stem Cell Trial for Heart Failure Patients

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Cardio3 BioSciences, an international Mayo Clinic collaborator, has received FDA approval for a phase III pivotal clinical trial of its stem cell therapy. The trial will test the Mayo Clinic discovery of cardiopoietic (cardiogenically-instructed) stem cells designed to improve heart health in people suffering from heart failure. The multisite U.S. trial, called CHART-2, will aim to recruit […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Atta Behfar, cardiac regeneration, Cardio3 Biosciences, European stem cell trial, heart disease, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cells

December 16, 2013

Enhancing Stem Cell Delivery to the Heart

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

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 attack damage. The novel device […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Atta Behfar, C-CATH, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cells

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