Items Tagged ‘Neurology’

March 6, 2020

Improving remyelination for spinal cord injury: Arthur Warrington, Ph.D.

By Jen Schutz Jen Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Mayo Clinic researchers are probing potential ways to unleash the human body’s ability to heal neurological disorders like spinal cord injuries or multiple sclerosis. Myelin is the protective covering that surrounds nerve fibers in the brain, optic nerves and spinal cord. Demyelination, or injury to the myelin, slows electrical signals between brain cells, resulting in […]

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Tags: Arthur Warrington, MS, multiple sclerosis, Neurology, regenerative medicine, spinal cord injury

June 14, 2018

Epilepsy Patient Married and Seizure-Free After New Treatment at Mayo Clinic

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted. It is one of the most common neurologic conditions, affecting about 3 million Americans. However, only two-thirds of patients get some relief from medications. “But that leaves a third or roughly a million people with epilepsy who, despite […]

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Tags: brain stimulation, Chris White, Dr. Gregory Worrell, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Matt Stead, epilepsy, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Neurology, Neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine

July 27, 2015

Human Cell Therapy Laboratory: Developing Drugs from the Patient, for the Patient

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

This story originally appeared on the Mayo Medical Laboratories Blog. It’s almost a crime the outside world doesn’t know about the human clinical trials occurring at Mayo Clinic’s Human Cell Therapy Laboratory (HCTL) in Rochester. Currently, there are eleven (phase I) trials underway (or just finishing), investigating the use of cellular therapies. Developed in HCTL, […]

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Tags: Allan Dietz, Neurology, Oncology, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells

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