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Bioartificial Liver: Bridge to Liver Regeneration

July 30, 2019

Bioartificial Liver: Bridge to Liver Regeneration

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The liver has the greatest regenerative capacity of any organ in the body. However, when the liver is injured beyond its ability to regenerate itself, and a transplant is not readily available, there are few options for patients. Led by Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D., researchers are refining their own version of a bioartificial liver, known […]

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Tags: Bioartificial Liver, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Scott Nyberg, Liver Transplantation, regenerative medicine, stem cells, transplant


July 26, 2019

Research for Infants with HLHS Moves Forward

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Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a complex and rare heart defect present at birth in which the left side of a child’s heart is severely underdeveloped. At Mayo Clinic, physicians and researchers in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome are looking for ways to delay or even prevent heart failure […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Dr. Timothy Nelson, heart disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, phase I trial, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS


Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Hemorrhagic Stroke

June 28, 2019

Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Hemorrhagic Stroke

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Stroke is the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S., striking nearly 800,000 people each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the last decade, there has been preclinical research that led to a small number of early phase clinical trials using mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) as a possible treatment to reverse […]

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Tags: mesenchymal stem cells, MSCs, regenerative medicine, stem cells, stroke, Toni Turnbull, William Freeman


June 24, 2019

HLHS Consortium Gives Hope to Babies with Rare Congenital Heart Defect

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a rare disease that affects approximately 1 of every 4,300 babies every year.  HLHS is a congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped. It occurs during fetal growth when the baby’s heart is developing. Without immediate intervention after birth, 95% of infants with […]

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Tags: HLHS, HLHS consortium, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Ochsner Hospital for Children, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


Mayo Clinic Course Addresses Education Gap:  Building the Regenerative Medicine Workforce

May 29, 2019

Mayo Clinic Course Addresses Education Gap: Building the Regenerative Medicine Workforce

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Regenerative medicine is redefining clinical care—going beyond disease symptom management to addressing the underlying cause of disease to restore health. Regenerative care is expected to represent 10% of all health care in the next decade. Yet, education in regenerative medicine lags behind scientific and clinical advances. This threatens to leave physicians-in-training ill-equipped to address changing […]

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Tags: Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Fredric Meyer, Dr. Richard Hayden, Dr. Saranya Wyles, medical school, regenerative education, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells


Mayo Clinic Orthopedist Shares Perspective on Regenerative Medicine

May 17, 2019

Mayo Clinic Orthopedist Shares Perspective on Regenerative Medicine

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Regenerative science has advanced next-generation technologies from the research bench to potential clinical care options. But in the rigorous development of patient therapies, it is critical to validate the safety and efficacy of regenerative solutions. Shane Shapiro, M.D., medical director of the Regenerative Medicine Therapeutics Suites on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, encourages patients to educate […]

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Tags: musculoskeletal regenerative care, orthopedist, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutics Suites, Shane Shapiro, stem cells


Regenerative Medicine Training for the Future Workforce

May 10, 2019

Regenerative Medicine Training for the Future Workforce

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Bringing regenerative medicine to more patients requires highly skilled medical providers. During a recent weeklong educational course, 42 medical and graduate students were immersed in regenerative medicine at Mayo Clinic. The Regenerative Medicine and Surgery Selective introduces students to regenerative medicine and surgery by engaging students in the fundamental principles and cutting-edge applications of regenerative […]

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Tags: medical school, regenerative education, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine and Surgery Selective, Richard Hayden, Saranya Wyles, stem cells


3D Models: Printing the Future of Medicine

May 3, 2019

3D Models: Printing the Future of Medicine

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

The soft glow of Amy Alexander’s alarm clock in the darkness toyed with her attempt to fall back to sleep. Her thoughts wandered to the job she left on the printer the night before. Knowing she wouldn’t rest until she knew it was running smoothly, Amy headed into work early. As part of the Anatomic […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Amir Lerman, anatomic modeling, Jane Matsumoto, regenerative medicine, stem cells


Mayo Educators Awarded Education Program Grants from 'Regenerative Medicine Minnesota'

April 25, 2019

Mayo Educators Awarded Education Program Grants from ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

In 2014, the Minnesota Legislature allocated resources to fund Regenerative Medicine Minnesota to improve the health of Minnesotans by advancing regenerative medicine therapies. Grants are awarded to accelerate medical research and to developers of biotechnology and biobusinesses across the state. Education grants, the focus of this announcement, are awarded to recruit, train and retain the […]

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Tags: Education Grants, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, stem cells


March 28, 2019

On Common Ground

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

Shrill screams caused Berneice Baumann to stop what she was doing and rush into the kitchen. She found her 1-year-old son, Duane, sitting on the floor in tears. He’d pulled an electric coffeepot on top of himself, and the boiling liquid scalded him from the neck down. A local doctor did his best to treat […]

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Tags: heart valve, regenerative medicine, stem cells


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