Items Tagged ‘liver disease’

September 6, 2018

Shuttling Through Inner Space: How Cells Communicate

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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 31, 2018

Researching Gene Therapy for Liver Diseases: Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D.

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Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D., is a Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant recipient. He is researching gene therapy to fight inborn errors of metabolism of the liver, primarily Hereditary Tyrosinemia Type 1 (HT1), a metabolic disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency. HT1 is a genetic disorder that can lead to liver and kidney failure, and is […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Joseph Lillegard, Hereditary Tyrosinemia, liver disease, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells

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