Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic in Florida’

March 27, 2017

Stem Cells Splash Down From Space

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After nearly a month orbiting the Earth attached to the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule containing Dr. Abba Zubair’s stem cell research detached from the station and returned to Earth. The Dragon was recovered in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California, on March 19. After SpaceX turns over the contents […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, stroke


March 4, 2017

Stem Cells in Space

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On February 19, the latest rocket launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, included a payload of several samples of donated adult stem cells from a research laboratory at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. The launch by SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, is part of NASA’s commercial resupply missions to the […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, research, space, stem cells


February 17, 2017

The Countdown is on: Stem Cells Heading to Space

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Previously published on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Stem cell research is about to get a boost that’s out of this world. If all goes as planned, the SpaceX CRS-10 mission will blast off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Florida this weekend to resupply the International Space Station. There will also be something extra in the payload: human […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


December 6, 2016

Mayo Clinic researchers test stem cell therapy to treat arthritis

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Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have conducted the world’s first prospective, blinded and placebo-controlled clinical study to test the benefit of using bone marrow stem cells, a regenerative medicine therapy, to reduce arthritic pain and disability in knees. The researchers say such testing is needed because there are at least 600 stem cell […]

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Tags: arthritis, Dr. Shapiro, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


March 14, 2016

Drug Combo Shuts Down Stem Cells, Tumor Growth in Lung Cancer

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Researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus have shut down one of the most common and lethal forms of lung cancer by combining the rheumatoid arthritis drug auranofin with an experimental targeted agent. The combination therapy worked in a laboratory study to stop lung adenocarcinoma associated with mutation of the KRAS gene. The study will be […]

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Tags: Dr. Alan Fields, Individualized Medicine, Lung Cancer, Mayo Clinic in Florida, regenerative medicine, stem cells


September 15, 2015

Nearing the Future of Regenerative Medicine

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Abba C. Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., medical and scientific director of the Cell Therapy Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Florida has traveled far in his life, moving from Nigeria to America in pursuit of science. Dr. Zubair spoke recently at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, explaining his plan to send an experiment beyond all borders to the […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, regenerative medicine, research, space, stem cells, Stem Cells in Space, stroke


July 10, 2015

New Lung Restoration Center to Bolster Lung Transplants

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Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation, plans to change the landscape of lung transplantation with the construction of the new Lung Restoration Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The new center will use a process called ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) to revitalize donated lungs, allowing doctors to utilize organs that would otherwise not be […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Florida, Lung Restoration, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, News Release, regenerative medicine, research, stem cell, Transplantation


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