Items Tagged ‘Atta Behfar’

September 29, 2016 · Leave a Comment

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 · Leave a Comment

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 · Leave a Comment

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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