Items Tagged ‘Medical Research’

November 30th, 2017

Researching Cell-based Therapies for Ebstein Anomaly

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Ebstein’s anomaly is a rare heart defect that’s present at birth (congenital). In Ebstein’s anomaly, thetricuspid valve — the valve between the two right heart chambers — doesn’t work properly. Kimberly Holst, M.D., is a general and thoracic surgery resident at Mayo Clinic and a resident in the Clinician Investigator Training Program. She received a […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, Kimberly Holst, M.D., Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, stem cells


November 17th, 2017

Mayo Clinic to Anchor First Discovery Square Building

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared in Mayo’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. Scientists from three Mayo Clinic research areas will be the first tenants of Discovery Square, the technology centerpiece of Destination Medical Center, the economic development initiative under way in Rochester, Minnesota. Biomedical technology, advanced manufacturing of regenerative products, and advance diagnostics are the collaborative areas […]

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Tags: Biomedical Technology, Discovery Square, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Rochester Minn., stem cells


November 9th, 2017

CAR T-Cell Therapy for Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic announced recently that its Rochester campus is one of 16 cancer centers nationally selected to provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) for adults with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who have not responded to, or have relapsed, after two or more lines of treatment. The therapy, […]

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Tags: axicabtagene ciloleucel, B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Dr. Lin, Dr. Yi Lin, Mayo Clinic CAR T-cell therapy, Medical Research, Minnesota News Releases, News Releases, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, regenerative immunotherapy, Yescarta, Yi Lin


October 26th, 2017

Researchers Explore the Use of Adult Stem Cells as Treatment of the Future

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared in Mayo Clinic’s email newsletter, In the Loop. When it comes to medical treatments, what sounds like science fiction today could someday become the standard in life-changing medicine. If the research turns out as hoped, stem cells — the “master cells” inside our bodies from which all other cells are generated and formed […]

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Atta Behfar, Innovation, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, Research News, stem cells


October 19th, 2017

Stem Cell Hope for Stroke

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Stroke is the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S., striking nearly 800,000 people each year. Hemorrhagic, or bleeding, stroke is particularly devastating, says Mayo Clinic neurologist and critical care expert William Freeman, M.D. “About 40 percent of hemorrhagic stroke patients die within a month, and half of the survivors have some type of impairment,” he adds. Dr. Freeman, […]

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. William Freeman, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, stroke


September 14th, 2017

Bridge to Liver Regeneration: Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D.

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

The research of Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic liver transplant surgeon and biomedical engineer, is focused on the development of a multidisciplinary bioartificial liver to improve the treatment of patients with liver failure. The bioartificial liver is an important supportive therapy to bridge patients in liver failure to liver transplantation, or to avoid liver […]

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


September 7th, 2017

Serving Where Needed

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared in Mayo’s research magazine, Discovery’s Edge. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., dressed in his scrubs, glanced through the window to the operating room. The patient lay unconscious on the table, draped and ready for the doctor to begin surgery. But at that moment an odd sensation passed through Dr. Yaszemski’s head, unlike […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, Michael Yaszemski, regenerative medicine, stem cells, tissue engineering


August 31st, 2017

Novel Stem Cell Treatment Means New Lease on Life

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Halloween is an especially meaningful day for Jared Ausnehmer and his family. On Oct. 31, 2011, Jared’s family saw a news story about a man who had had stem cells injected into his heart to reverse damage from a heart attack. Jared’s mom, Patty Ausnehmer, wondered if this type of treatment could help her son, […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


August 24th, 2017

Regenerative Diabetes Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement: Sept. 29-30

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Registration is now open for the Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement. The conference will take place Sept. 29-30, 2017 in Rochester, Minn. Registration is free, but seating is limited. The Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement brings together academia and industry leaders from diverse areas […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, diabetes, Events, islet cells, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


August 17th, 2017

New Start-Up on the Front Lines of the Fight Against Inherited Eye Disease

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story first appeared on the In the Loop blog. When Alan Marmorstein, Ph.D., arrived on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus four years ago, he had a specific goal in mind: Find a way to counteract the vision loss that often comes with common and inherited eye diseases like macular degeneration and glaucoma. The biggest break […]

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Tags: alan marmorstein, glaucoma, LAgen Laboratories, macular degeneration, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, Ph.D., regenerative medicine, stem cells


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