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Seven Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Research Awards from 'Regenerative Medicine Minnesota'

January 29, 2019

Seven Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Research Awards from ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’

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Regenerative Medicine Minnesota (RMM) recently announced the 2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Awards. This year’s research grants are aimed at developing better therapies for people with diabetes, cartilage injury, heart disease, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, and age-related macular degeneration. The grants are awarded to investigators in the areas of […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, stem cells


Golden Era in Medicine: Regenerative Medicine Symposium Looks to the Future

December 20, 2018

Golden Era in Medicine: Regenerative Medicine Symposium Looks to the Future

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Practice advancements, scientific discoveries, product development and access to care were just a few of the topics featured at the 2018 Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, held earlier this month in Scottsdale, Ariz. Over 200 providers, scientists, educators, students, entrepreneurs and patient advocates were in attendance to share knowledge and discuss how science […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, Medical Research, research, stem cells


Mayo Clinic Goes Back to Space

December 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic Goes Back to Space

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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


August 30, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Education Update

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From the beginning, the Mayo brothers made a commitment to constantly improve their practice, not only to be the best in the field but also to share expertise to advance the entire discipline of medicine. In this tradition, the Center for Regenerative Medicine is dedicated to continuous learning and committed to disseminating knowledge through education. […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine education, stem cells


Submit Poster Abstracts for the 2018 Regenerative Medicine Symposium by Sept. 30

July 12, 2018

Submit Poster Abstracts for the 2018 Regenerative Medicine Symposium by Sept. 30

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Abstracts are now being accepted for the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. The symposium will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2018 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Interested physicians, researchers, medical students, post-doctoral and pre-doctoral students, as well as allied health staff, are invited to submit abstracts for […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, Medical Research, regenerative medicine events, research


Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.

June 7, 2018

Stem Cell Differentiation for Diabetes: Alexander Revzin, Ph.D.

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Alexander Revzin, Ph.D., is a professor of biomedical engineering at Mayo Clinic and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Award. He is developing microcapsules that could be used as cell carriers during differentiation of stem cells into pancreatic islets. These same capsules may also be useful as vehicles for islet transplantation. This technology […]

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Tags: Alexander Revzin, Center for Regenerative Medicine, diabetes, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cell differentiation, stem cells


Researching Gene Therapy for Liver Diseases: Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D.

May 31, 2018

Researching Gene Therapy for Liver Diseases: Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D.

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Joseph Lillegard, M.D., Ph.D., is a Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant recipient. He is researching gene therapy to fight inborn errors of metabolism of the liver, primarily Hereditary Tyrosinemia Type 1 (HT1), a metabolic disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency. HT1 is a genetic disorder that can lead to liver and kidney failure, and is […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Joseph Lillegard, Hereditary Tyrosinemia, liver disease, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells


May 24, 2018

Q and A: Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritis

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This article was first published on the Mayo Clinic News Network. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What’s the latest information on using stem cell therapy to treat an arthritic shoulder that causes excessive pain? ANSWER: New efforts in regenerative medicine, including stem cell therapy, could dramatically affect orthopedic surgery over the coming years. Much of this hope is pinned […]

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Tags: arthritis, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, shoulder arthritis, stem cell therapy, stem cells


May 10, 2018

Children’s Hospital Colorado, Mayo Clinic Collaborate on Congenital Heart Defect

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Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Hospital Colorado are collaborating to provide solutions for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped. Regenerative medicine strategies for HLHS have the potential to […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Congenital Heart Disease, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine


May 3, 2018

Researching Regenerative Strategies to Optimize Neurological Function: Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D.

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Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant, Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D., is developing regenerative strategies to optimize neurological function and quality of life for patients with brain tumors, neurological injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases. The decline of memory and thinking processes seen in aging, neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease), and […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Terry Burns, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, Neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research, stem cells


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