Items Tagged ‘stem cells’

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 3rd, 2017

Regenerative Medicine Consult Service

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Regenerative medicine aims to restore health by harnessing the body’s natural ability to heal itself. The Mayo Clinic Regenerative Medicine Consult Service provides information to those who are interested in learning about stem cell therapies, stem cell clinical trials, research studies, or general information about current trends in the field of regenerative medicine. Timothy J. […]

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Tags: consult service, Dr. Tim Nelson, regenerative medicine, stem cells


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 28th, 2017

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Now Accepting Requests for Proposals

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, funded by the Minnesota Legislature in 2014, is accepting proposals for grants relating to regenerative medicine in discovery  science, translational research, and clinical trials. Applicants must be based in Minnesota. Before applying for a grant, be sure to read the Frequently Asked Questions and the request for proposal (RFP) for the desired grant. Applicants […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells


September 21st, 2017

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Program to host “Feel the Beat” event Oct. 14

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

The fifth annual “Feel the Beat” event, hosted by the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 in Rochester, Minn.  “Feel the Beat” brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families affected by HLHS, a severe form of congenital heart disease. The one-day event showcases the […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


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


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