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A Regulator of Stem Cells

February 28, 2019

A Regulator of Stem Cells

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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’

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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

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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

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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


Golden Era in Medicine: Regenerative Medicine Symposium Looks to the Future

December 20, 2018

Golden Era in Medicine: Regenerative Medicine Symposium Looks to the Future

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Practice advancements, scientific discoveries, product development and access to care were just a few of the topics featured at the 2018 Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, held earlier this month in Scottsdale, Ariz. Over 200 providers, scientists, educators, students, entrepreneurs and patient advocates were in attendance to share knowledge and discuss how science […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, Medical Research, research, stem cells


October 11, 2018

Take Advantage of Early-Bird Registration for Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery

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The Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery will be held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2018 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. Early-bird registration, which runs through Monday, Oct. 15, provides a savings of $100 off the conference fee. Register today. The event will feature presentations on the latest advancements in regenerative medicine and […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


August 30, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Education Update

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From the beginning, the Mayo brothers made a commitment to constantly improve their practice, not only to be the best in the field but also to share expertise to advance the entire discipline of medicine. In this tradition, the Center for Regenerative Medicine is dedicated to continuous learning and committed to disseminating knowledge through education. […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine education, stem cells


Diabetes 3, 2, 1

August 23, 2018

Diabetes 3, 2, 1

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Understanding the Connection Often people with diabetes have brain changes that are hallmarks of both Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Some researchers believe that each condition fuels the damage caused by the other. That link may occur as a result of the ways that type 2 diabetes affects the ability of the brain and other […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Center for Regenerative Medicine, diabetes, islet regeneration, neurobiology, stem cells, type 3 diabetes


Submit Poster Abstracts for the 2018 Regenerative Medicine Symposium by Sept. 30

July 12, 2018

Submit Poster Abstracts for the 2018 Regenerative Medicine Symposium by Sept. 30

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Abstracts are now being accepted for the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. The symposium will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2018 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Interested physicians, researchers, medical students, post-doctoral and pre-doctoral students, as well as allied health staff, are invited to submit abstracts for […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, Medical Research, regenerative medicine events, research


Investigating Gene Therapy Strategies for Obesity: Ping Chen, Ph.D.

June 28, 2018

Investigating Gene Therapy Strategies for Obesity: Ping Chen, Ph.D.

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The major challenge in treating obesity is not just losing weight, but preventing weight from coming back. With a research grant form Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Ping (Vicky) Chen, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic research associate,  is studying a new treatment strategy using gene transfer therapy to safely target brain mechanisms that control hunger and energy output. Dr. […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, discovery science, Dr. Ping Chen, obesity, regenerative medicine, research, weight control


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