Items Tagged ‘#Dr. Quinn Peterson’

September 29, 2023

Training for a cellular battle against diabetes

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

The need for better options in diabetes care inspires Kyle Knofczynski, a student in the Regenerative Sciences Ph.D. track at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Standard insulin replacement therapy has been a lifeline for many people with diabetes, but it doesn’t always sufficiently control blood glucose (sugar).  So Knofczynski dared to dream […]

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Tags: #Diabetes, #diabetes research, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, #Kyle Knofczynski, #Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, #Regenerative Sciences Ph.D. track, #Type 1 diabetes


July 31, 2023

Driven by family, fueled by hope: Mayo Clinic researcher fights against Type 1 diabetes

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Quinn Peterson, Ph.D., was a graduate student working on a team to develop new chemotherapy drugs when a life-changing phone call reset the course of his career. His daughter, Clarissa, had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Neither he nor his wife had any known family history of the disease. “Given my background as a […]

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Tags: #biomedical research, #diabetes research, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, #Islet research, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics, #medical research, #Type 1 diabetes


May 7, 2020

A discovery step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

In what could be a step toward cell replacement therapy for diabetes, Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered how to manufacture cells capable of generating a hormone that regulates low blood sugar. Quinn Peterson, Ph.D. and his team have developed a new method of mass producing a cell product containing the hormone glucagon that is capable […]

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Tags: #Biomanufacturing, #cell replacement therapy, #Diabetes, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, #hypoglycemia, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #stem cells


January 23, 2020

Mayo Clinic Regenerative Medicine on the International Stage

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic experts are sharing their leadership and knowledge of regenerative medicine with an international audience at the World Stem Cell Summit in Miami. Every year more than 2,000 physicians, scientists, bioethicists, industry, government watchdogs and patient advocates from 44 countries convene at the World Stem Cell Summit to collaborate and focus on ways to […]

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Tags: #Dr. Carmen Terzic, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Dr. Wenchun Qu, Dr. Zubin Master, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, World Stem Cell Summit


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