Items Tagged ‘diabetes’

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


Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.

June 7, 2018

Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.

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Alexander Revzin, Ph.D., is a professor of biomedical engineering at Mayo Clinic and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Award. He is developing microcapsules that could be used as cell carriers during differentiation of stem cells into pancreatic islets. These same capsules may also be useful as vehicles for islet transplantation. This technology […]

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Tags: Alexander Revzin, Center for Regenerative Medicine, diabetes, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cell differentiation, stem cells


August 24, 2017

Regenerative Diabetes Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement: Sept. 29-30

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Registration is now open for the Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement. The conference will take place Sept. 29-30, 2017 in Rochester, Minn. Registration is free, but seating is limited. The Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement brings together academia and industry leaders from diverse areas […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, diabetes, Events, islet cells, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


July 28, 2017

Researching Regenerative Therapy for Diabetes – Patricia Devaux, Ph.D.

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Patricia Devaux, Ph.D., is testing a new technology to reprogram human blood cells to go back to a state from which they can then develop into other kinds of cells, particularly insulin-producing cells for the treatment of diabetes. Her research focuses on the development of a new platform to reprogram the cells. This platform is […]

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Tags: diabetes, Mayo Clinic, Patricia Devaux, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


January 10, 2014

Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Lend Hope to Diabetes Treatment

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From Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge magazine. Nearly everyone knows someone with diabetes — it’s hard not to. In the United States, 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 6 children have high blood sugar, according to the National Institutes of Health. After you eat, glucose is absorbed into your bloodstream and carried throughout your body. […]

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Tags: beta cells, diabetes, gene therapy, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, Stephen Russell, Yasuhiro Ikeda


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