Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic in Florida’

March 14, 2016

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

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

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

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

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

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

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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