Items Tagged ‘#stem cell research’

April 15, 2021 · Leave a Comment

‘Disease in a dish’ research to advance regenerative solutions for MS

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

A desire to stop the debilitating, life-changing symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) inspires Charles Howe, Ph.D., to take his investigation beyond standard research in the quest for regenerative therapies that protect nerves and promote healing. Dr. Howe’s team at Mayo Clinic seeks to answer whether axons — the neuronal wires that send brain signals to […]

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Tags: #Dr. Charles Howe, #Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #multiple scleroris, #stem cell research


December 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Diverse ways regenerative medicine is advancing health care

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine has contributed to patient care in 2020 more than ever before, bolstered by synergies in research, practice and education. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is at the forefront of a biotherapy revolution in which health care advances from treating disease to restoring health. “The centrality of the body to regenerate itself is […]

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Tags: #CAR-T cell therapy, #Dr. Andre Terzic, #Dr. Atta Behfar, #exosomes, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #medical research, #stem cell research


May 28, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Seeking a regenerative therapy for chronic dry mouth

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic researchers are seeking a regenerative therapy for a vexing problem, particularly among cancer patients. How can medical providers treat a condition in which the mouth is so parched that it has an incessant feeling of a cotton lining? Xerostomia, also known as chronic dry mouth, is an agonizing side effect of injury to […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jeffrey Janus, #Dr. Nagarajan Kannan, #Dry mouth, #epithelial cells, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #stem cell research, #xerostomia


November 27, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic research is a step toward hope for spinal cord injuries

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Early research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines the first case at Mayo Clinic of stem cell therapy tested in humans for spinal cord injury. The case study found stem cell intervention, which took place after standard surgery, and physical and occupational therapy, restored some function in a patient with spinal cord injury. The report, […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Proceedings, #Spinal cord injury research, #stem cell lumbar puncture, #stem cell research, Dr. Allan Dietz, Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Dr. Wenchun Qu, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, spinal cord injury


June 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

6 “firsts” in advancing regenerative medicine toward patient care

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

A statewide bipartisan initiative is transforming health care from a focus on treating disease to one of tapping the body’s ability to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a legislative initiative aimed at improving health by advancing regenerative medicine in research, technology, education and patient care across the state. Minnesotans statewide struggle with chronic conditions […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jakub Tolar, #regenerative medicine eduation, #stem cell research, #University of Minnesota Medical Schoo, artificial liver, Dr. Andre Terzic, fetal surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, spinal cord injury


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