Items Tagged ‘#epithelial cells’

March 24, 2022

Regenerating damaged vocal cords

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Cells from amniotic membrane show potential of repairing vocal cord injuries that don’t respond to standard care, Mayo Clinic discovered in preclinical research. The placental membrane provides a rich source of epithelial cells that could regenerate damaged tissue. Research by David Lott, M.D., a laryngeal surgeon in Arizona, found epithelial cells extracted after childbirth triggered […]

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Tags: #Dr. David Lott, #epithelial cells, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Vocal cord injury, #Vocal cord regeneration

May 28, 2020

Seeking a regenerative therapy for chronic dry mouth

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic researchers are seeking a regenerative therapy for a vexing problem, particularly among cancer patients. How can medical providers treat a condition in which the mouth is so parched that it has an incessant feeling of a cotton lining? Xerostomia, also known as chronic dry mouth, is an agonizing side effect of injury to […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jeffrey Janus, #Dr. Nagarajan Kannan, #Dry mouth, #epithelial cells, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #stem cell research, #xerostomia

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