Items Tagged ‘extracellular vesicles’

Shuttling Through Inner Space: How Cells Communicate

September 6, 2018

Shuttling Through Inner Space: How Cells Communicate

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Complex medical issues like transplants, kidney disease, and cancer may be helped by knowing more about how cells communicate. When scientists are lucky, what comes into focus under the microscope also clarifies a new horizon in medicine. One such adventure started with platelet dust. In 1967, the author of an article in the British Journal of […]

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Tags: cellular communication, extracellular vesicles, kidney disease, liver disease, liver transplant, stem cells, transplants


May 5, 2017

Stem Cell Signaling May Repair Liver Injury

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine. Researchers are continually learning more about the ability of stem cells to replace or repair damaged tissue. As it turns out, a signaling mechanism used by stem cells may also have therapeutic effects. Two new studies from the lab of Tushar Patel, M.B., […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, extracellular vesicles, liver, Liver Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, translational medicine, Tushar Patel


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