Items Tagged ‘#Dr. Wenchun Qu’

March 14, 2023

A twist of fate led to regenerative medicine

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

A chance meeting on a student shuttle bus put Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D., on a new  direction that years later would culminate in becoming the Jorge and Leslie Bacardi Associate Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics in Florida. During a ride to the University of Southern California (USC) where Dr. Qu was […]

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Tags: #cell therapy, #Dr. Wenchun Qu, #gene therapy, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics, #physical medicine & rehabilitation, #stem cell research

September 30, 2021

Platelet-rich plasma: A regenerative approach to healing chronic wounds

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

By Madelyn Fell Platelet-rich plasma is the fraction of blood plasma that contains concentrations of platelets that are higher than baseline. Platelet-rich plasma attracts significant interest in the medical and research community since platelets possess various growth factors and cell parts that are critical for tissue repair and regeneration. Autologous platelet-rich plasma therapy uses injections of a […]

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Tags: #diabetic ulcers, #diabetic wounds, #Dr. Wenchun Qu, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Mayo Clinic Proceedings, #platelet rich plasma

June 17, 2021

Could regenerative medicine relieve neck, back pain?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is looking to regenerative medicine as a potential long-term solution for degenerative disk disease that has for years eluded medical science. Millions of people in the U.S. are afflicted with chronic neck and back pain that often comes after years of wear and tear on the spine. Current treatments provide only temporary relief […]

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Tags: #back and neck pain, #bone marrow aspirate concentrate, #Center for Regenerative Medicine, #degenerative disk disease, #Dr. Wenchun Qu, #platelet rich plasma

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