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January 17, 2019

Gerstner Family Donates $10 Million to Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic announced last fall that it received a $10 million grant from The Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Fund at Vanguard Charitable on the recommendation of Louis V. and Robin L. Gerstner. The grant supports five initiatives across Mayo Clinic’s Arizona, Florida and Minnesota sites. Two of the five initiatives funded through the grant are designated […]

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Tags: development, Louis V. Gerstner Jr., regenerative medicine, spine pain, stem cells


Top Stories of 2018

January 10, 2019

Top Stories of 2018

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With 2018 behind us, here’s a look at some of our most-read stories of the year. Be sure to stay up-to-date in 2019 by subscribing to the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine blog. You may choose to have updates sent as soon as they’re published or have a weekly email digest sent once per […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, Amy Lightner, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Westendorf, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery, regenerative medicine, stem cells


January 3, 2019

The Sky’s the Limit

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In 2011, Jared Ausnehmer left his local hospital carrying the weight of an oxygen tank and the worry of what might come next. At age 21, he’d already defied the odds for those born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped or nonexistent. With […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, 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


What's Old is New Again

December 6, 2018

What’s Old is New Again

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People, on average, are living longer than ever before. In part, this is due to medical advances that have made it possible to save more people from life-threatening diseases, injuries and congenital conditions. But as people live longer, they’re more likely to acquire chronic diseases or develop age-related conditions. After the onset of most chronic […]

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Tags: Dr. Jay Smith, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, stem cells


Countdown to the Regenerative Medicine Symposium

November 8, 2018

Countdown to the Regenerative Medicine Symposium

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There is still time to register for the 2018 Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Regenerative medicine leaders from around the globe will come together Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. Hear from keynote speakers on trends in clinical application, discovery science, regulatory science, cGMP manufacturing and quality assurance, […]

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Tags: Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Richard Hayden, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, regenerative medicine education, research, stem cells


November 1, 2018

Arizona Forward Project Includes Regenerative Medicine Expansion

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Mayo Clinic will nearly double the size of its Phoenix campus to meet growing patient demand and further position Mayo Clinic in Arizona as a premier destination medical center. The development of regenerative medicine therapies and the buildout of regenerative medicine suites are integrated into the $648 million expansion plan. As part of the project, […]

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Tags: Arizona Forward, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, stem cells


Stem Cells and Chronic Kidney Disease

October 26, 2018

Stem Cells and Chronic Kidney Disease

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Millions of Americans have chronic kidney disease. Hundreds of thousands will progress to end stage kidney disease requiring either dialysis or kidney transplant. But research is underway to keep people from reaching that point. “Our goal is to take a look at how we can repair the diabetic kidney in terms of delaying the rate […]

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Tags: chronic kidney disease, Dr. LaTonya Hickson, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, stem cells


Regenerative Medicine is the Future of Medicine for Dr. Amy Lightner

October 18, 2018

Regenerative Medicine is the Future of Medicine for Dr. Amy Lightner

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Volunteering for a reading program at a children’s hospital led to a career change for Amy Lightner, M.D. As a Stanford University undergraduate, she met a cardiac surgeon who turned her interest to medicine. “I got to see how medicine and surgical intervention could change a child’s life forever,” says Dr. Lightner. “The research, in […]

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Tags: Crohn's Disease, Dr. Amy Lightner, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, regenerative surgery, stem cells, ulcerative colitis


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