Items Tagged ‘kidney disease’

October 22, 2020

Stem cell therapy for kidney damage repair

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mesenchymal stem cells derived from a person’s fat cells may help repair kidney damage caused by narrowing blood vessels, Mayo Clinic research has discovered. The research by Stephen Textor, M.D., and his team is published in Kidney International. Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and the National Institutes of Health supported this first-in-human study to […]

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Tags: atherosclerosis, kidney disease, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, mesenchymal stem cells, renovascular disease, Stem cell research, stem cell therapy, Stephen Textor

September 6, 2018

Shuttling Through Inner Space: How Cells Communicate

By centerforregmedmc 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

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