Items Tagged ‘clinical trial’

July 26, 2019

Research for Infants with HLHS Moves Forward

By Jen Schutz Jen Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a complex and rare heart defect present at birth in which the left side of a child’s heart is severely underdeveloped. At Mayo Clinic, physicians and researchers in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome are looking for ways to delay or even prevent heart failure […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Dr. Timothy Nelson, heart disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, phase I trial, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS

June 21, 2018

Regenerative Medicine in Novel Fetal Therapy Program

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

A life-saving procedure improves fetal lung health and reduces post-natal complications Specialists at Mayo Clinic are pioneering a life-saving procedure as part of a clinical trial for babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). When a baby’s lungs are not adequately developed at birth, severe complications and even death can result. Waiting for the baby to be […]

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Tags: CDH, Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trial, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Dr. Denise Klinkner, Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, fetal surgery, Medical Research, pediatric surgery, pulmonary hypoplasia, regenerative medicine

August 31, 2017

Novel Stem Cell Treatment Means New Lease on Life

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Halloween is an especially meaningful day for Jared Ausnehmer and his family. On Oct. 31, 2011, Jared’s family saw a news story about a man who had had stem cells injected into his heart to reverse damage from a heart attack. Jared’s mom, Patty Ausnehmer, wondered if this type of treatment could help her son, […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells

March 23, 2017

Promising Early Stem Cell Trial Results: Hold Steady

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. Steve Day is on a mission as he scans a crowd of about 150 people in the banquet hall of a golf course in his boyhood hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. When he finally finds his target, he begins weaving through the crowd. Steve’s cane […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trial, Dr. Low, Dr. Singer, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, MSA, multiple system atrophy, stem cells

June 9, 2014

New Hope: Stem Cell Trial for ALS Patients

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

From the pages of Mayo Clinic Magazine. Regenerative medicine at Mayo Clinic harnesses its collective knowledge, resources and skills to teach the body to heal from within. This unprecedented science offers patients definitive solutions for devastating diseases and conditions. THE URGENCY Patient Number Five “We thought, ‘jeez, this cure has to start somewhere, someone has […]

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Tags: ALS, clinical trial, Lou Gehrig, regenerative medicine, stem cells

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