Items Tagged ‘mayo clinic medical research’

February 9, 2017

The Case for Stem Cell Treatments for ALS

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

When nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord stop working normally there is a noticeable change in muscle movement and activity. Motor neurons work with the brain to control muscle movement such as gripping and walking. These activities become increasingly difficult with the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, Nathan Staff, regenerative medicine, stem cells


November 29, 2016

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Lecture

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Early in his career as a pediatric and transplant surgeon-scientist, Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D., was motivated by the problem of organ shortage for his tiny patients. It has led to a career long pursuit in solving the problem of organ availability for babies and young children. In an early case, finding a liver the right […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, center for clinical and translational sciences, harvard medical school, joseph vacanti, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


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