Items Tagged ‘Center for Regenerative Medicine’

October 1, 2020

Mining the molecular origins of breast cancer for new cures

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on new strategies for prevention and early detection. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center support stem cell biology research to uncover the molecular origins of breast cancer in order to bring new cures to the practice. Answering what are the […]

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Tags: Breast cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Nagarajan Kannan


September 10, 2020

Could regenerative medicine hold a key to understanding Alzheimer’s disease?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a time to raise awareness of research to unlock scientific mysteries around a disease that robs people of their memory, independence and ultimately their ability to think and reason. Focused on disease causes and cures, the Center for Regenerative Medicine is driving innovation as a collaborative partner in Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Center for Regenerative Medicine, dementia, Guojun Bu, Melissa Murray, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Regenerative Medicine Biotrust


July 23, 2020

Expanding CAR T-cell therapy

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

The first time Hong Qin, M.D., Ph.D., saw images of how chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy obliterated a tumor, he was captivated and inspired by this revolutionary treatment. As the new director of Regenerative Immunotherapies at Mayo Clinic in Florida, Dr. Qin and his team will play a pivotal role in accelerating the latest […]

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Tags: CAR T-cell therapy, Center for Regenerative Medicine, chimeric antigen receptor therapy, Hong Qin, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Department of Hematology and Oncology


July 16, 2020

Regenerative patient consult service seeks to educate patients

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Article by Charlene Martin-Lillie and Susan Buckles Advances in Regenerative Medicine hold promise for many patients as the therapeutic paradigm shifts from treating disease to restoring health. As this evolving field of medicine matures, information becomes increasingly available to the general public through multiple venues, mostly online. Terms such as “stem cells”, “exosomes”, and “regenerative […]

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Tags: Bioethics, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Ethics, Regenerative Medicine Patient Consult Service, Shane Shapiro, Stem cell education, Zubin Master


June 11, 2020

Preparing the regenerative medicine leaders of the future

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

With the click of a mouse, medical students opened a window into the healthcare of the future. The 2020 Mayo Clinic Regenerative Medicine and Surgery Course, a foundation for transformative change, moved online this year due to social distancing guidelines around COVID-19.  Regenerative medicine is a shift from treating disease to restoring health. The week-long […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Fredric Meyer, Dr. Saranya Wyles, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Regenerative sciences training


Bioartificial Liver: Bridge to Liver Regeneration

July 30, 2019

Bioartificial Liver: Bridge to Liver Regeneration

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

The liver has the greatest regenerative capacity of any organ in the body. However, when the liver is injured beyond its ability to regenerate itself, and a transplant is not readily available, there are few options for patients. Led by Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D., researchers are refining their own version of a bioartificial liver, known […]

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Tags: Bioartificial Liver, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Scott Nyberg, Liver Transplantation, regenerative medicine, stem cells, transplant


A Regulator of Stem Cells

February 28, 2019

A Regulator of Stem Cells

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Ouch! The response is always the same to the sharp, sudden surprise of a paper cut. The body responds quickly to the tear in the skin and sends resources for protection. An abundant enzyme in the blood, thrombin, causes changes in other blood proteins to produce a gel like substance that forms the clot. It’s what causes […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Isobel Scarisbrick, myelin, PAR1, regenerative medicine, stem cells, thrombin


Seven Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Research Awards from 'Regenerative Medicine Minnesota'

January 29, 2019

Seven Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Research Awards from ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota (RMM) recently announced the 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Awards. This year’s research grants are aimed at developing better therapies for people with diabetes, cartilage injury, heart disease, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, and age-related macular degeneration. The grants are awarded to investigators in the areas of […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, stem cells


Top Stories of 2018

January 10, 2019

Top Stories of 2018

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

With 2018 behind us, here’s a look at some of our most-read stories of the year. Be sure to stay up-to-date in 2019 by subscribing to the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine blog. You may choose to have updates sent as soon as they’re published or have a weekly email digest sent once per […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, Amy Lightner, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Westendorf, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, regenerative medicine, stem cells


January 3, 2019

The Sky’s the Limit

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

In 2011, Jared Ausnehmer left his local hospital carrying the weight of an oxygen tank and the worry of what might come next. At age 21, he’d already defied the odds for those born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped or nonexistent. With […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, stem cells


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