Items Tagged ‘Crohn’s Disease’

October 18, 2018

Regenerative Medicine is the Future of Medicine for Dr. Amy Lightner

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Volunteering for a reading program at a children’s hospital led to a career change for Amy Lightner, M.D. As a Stanford University undergraduate, she met a cardiac surgeon who turned her interest to medicine. “I got to see how medicine and surgical intervention could change a child’s life forever,” says Dr. Lightner. “The research, in […]

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, Dr. Amy Lightner, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, regenerative surgery, stem cells, ulcerative colitis

July 5, 2016

Discovery’s Edge: Hope For Healing With Regenerative Medicine

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Often perinatal fistulae resist treatment, both with medications and through treatment with a seton, a thread that is placed to promote drainage and healing. Currently standard therapies work less than half the time. Even when they do work, fistulae often return. Read the rest of the article on Discovery’s Edge. ________________________ Find more research news on […]

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, Discovery's Edge, Dr. William Faubion, gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cells

June 8, 2016

Promising Application for Stem Cells: Crohn’s Complications

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New research at Mayo Clinic is bringing hope to hundreds of thousands of Crohn’s disease patients. Their extreme pain from complications is both physical and emotional and, for many, incurable. But, an innovation using the patient’s own stem cells seems to work extremely well in early testing. Eventually, researchers say, it may be used to treat […]

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, Dr. Allan Dietz, Dr. Eric Dozois, Dr. William Faubion, fistula, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells

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