Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic in Florida’

June 18, 2020

Stem cells in space: interstellar research to improve regenerative therapies

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Mayo Clinic research is reaching to the cosmos for answers on how to overcome hurdles in engineering human stem cells. Mesenchymal stem cells are adult stem cells with potential to unleash the body’s ability to heal diseased tissues and organs. However, growing or culturing stem cells in the laboratory is a slow process, and sometimes […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, International Space Station, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Stem cell cultures, Stem cell research


Restored knee function transforms patient's life, inspires giving

February 6, 2020

Restored knee function transforms patient’s life, inspires giving

By MayoRegMed MayoRegMed

Mayo Clinic benefactors James Reibel, M.D., and Barbara Reibel were always on the go — even in retirement. That is until Dr. Reibel’s chronic knee pain became debilitating and threatened the couple’s active lifestyle. Their 25-year patient history with Mayo Clinic led the couple back to Mayo where they learned about regenerative medicine techniques available […]

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Tags: knee pain, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida, stem cells


Top Stories of 2018

January 10, 2019

Top Stories of 2018

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

With 2018 behind us, here’s a look at some of our most-read stories of the year. Be sure to stay up-to-date in 2019 by subscribing to the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine blog. You may choose to have updates sent as soon as they’re published or have a weekly email digest sent once per […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, Amy Lightner, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Westendorf, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, regenerative medicine, stem cells


Mayo Clinic Goes Back to Space

December 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic Goes Back to Space

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Space travel is known to cause wear and tear on astronauts’ bodies, but it’s still not clear how radiation exposure in space affects the function of cells. In particular, what happens to the body’s stem cells, responsible for rebuilding and regenerating normal tissue? In the latest SpaceX-16 resupply mission, which took off December 5th from […]

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, regenerative medicine, research, space, stem cells


Regenerative Medicine Facilities and Expertise in Florida

September 13, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Facilities and Expertise in Florida

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

The Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites has seen 1,000 patients since opening on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus almost two years ago. The model, which integrated patient care with laboratory functions, is enabling the development and use of regenerative medicine products. The unique space serves both patients and clinicians, providing a place for multidisciplinary teams to expand […]

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Tags: Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, stem cells


March 8, 2018

Bridging the Gap

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Forward-thinking leadership, unparalleled expertise and a commitment to solving unmet patient needs allow Mayo Clinic to bridge the gap between the delivery of traditional health care today and the rapid advancement of revolutionary care in the near future. Increasing Translational Capabilities Traditionally, it could take years for physician-scientists to develop the essential expertise to create […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


February 15, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Therapies Program at Mayo Clinic Florida

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Shane Shapiro, M.D., is dedicated to advancing the science of orthopedics and regenerative medicine through research. He is assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and program director for the Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine. In the video below, Dr. Shapiro discusses the results of his randomized controlled trial of bone marrow aspiration […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, osteoarthritis, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, stem cells


February 1, 2018

Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Ramps Up

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

This article first appeared in Mayo Clinic’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. At 62, Oscar Campanini expected some aches and pains in his joints, especially after his weekly pickup soccer game. But two years ago, the pain in his knees became so overwhelming he could barely walk. Because both knees had been surgically mended previously, doctors […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. Alison Bruce, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Guojun Bu, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


January 11, 2018

FDA Clears Way for Mayo Clinic to Accelerate Production of Stem Cells for Clinical Trials Through Automation

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to allow Mayo Clinic to use an automated bioreactor-based stem cell production platform on its campus in Jacksonville, Florida. This enables the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to produce cells from the bone marrow of a stem […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


July 13, 2017

Center for Regenerative Medicine Announces New Directors

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

The Center for Regenerative Medicine has announced the selection of five new directors on its leadership team. The leaders will fill the positions for associate directors in Arizona and Florida, and enterprise-wide deputy directors for application and translation. These positions report to Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Associate Director, Arizona: David Lott, M.D. […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Center for Regenerative Medicine, leadership, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research


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