Items Tagged ‘mayo clinic medical research’

February 17, 2017

The Countdown is on: Stem Cells Heading to Space

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

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

February 9, 2017

The Case for Stem Cell Treatments for ALS

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@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 centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@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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