Items Tagged ‘stem cells’

May 19, 2017

Immune-Building Stem Cell Research

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

In the 1970s, when Cesar A. Keller, M.D., started his career in pulmonology, lung transplantation was widely considered science fiction. Now, lung transplantation is a lifesaving option for thousands of people every year, but it’s not perfect, Dr. Keller says. For adults, the five-year survival rate is about 55 percent, according to 2008–2015 lung transplant data from the Department of Health and Human […]

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Tags: Dr. Cesar Keller, lung regeneration, Lung Restoration, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, United Therapeutics


May 12, 2017

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota 2017 Awards Celebration

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is hosting its Annual Celebration and Look to the Future for the 2017 award winners in education, biobusiness and research. The awards will fund about 30 new and existing programs state-wide. Program leaders and supporters will discuss the current state and future plans for regenerative medicine in Minnesota. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells, University of Minnesota


April 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic and NASA – Exploring Two Frontiers

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine. Space—with near-zero gravity, no atmosphere, and extremes of heat and cold—is an unusual and often hostile environment. But it’s also an opportunity—for medical researchers who see maladies and phenomena they can scarcely examine in the familiar environment of Earth. Several Mayo Clinic researchers […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells, stroke


April 11, 2017

Mayo Clinic Investigators Receive Biobusiness/Biotechnology and Education Awards from ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Five Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive 2017 Education and Biobusiness/Biotechnology Awards from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a joint venture between the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, and funded by the Minnesota Legislature, with the goal of distributing millions of dollars to advance regenerative medicine in the state through research, education, healthcare, […]

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Tags: awards, grants, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells, University of Minnesota


April 6, 2017

Renaissance in Medicine

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine. Renaissance means rebirth or regeneration. Every few generations medicine takes a major turn. We’re at one of those junctures now with regenerative medicine — where healing is triggered from within the human body. It’s bringing a whole new universe to how physicians provide […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Andre Terzic, bioprinting, Center for Regenerative Medicine, dennis wigle, Dr. Morie Gertz, Dr. Stephen Textor, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells


March 31, 2017

Knee Deep: Treating Knee Disorders with Regenerative Medicine

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. According to a joint project of leading orthopedic societies in the United States, musculoskeletal disorders for work-related injuries account for one half of all days away from work. A decade ago, these conditions cost Americans nearly $1 trillion in health care costs and lost wages. That’s […]

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Tags: Bone Marrow Concentrate, gene therapy, knee disorders, Mayo Clinic, mesenchymal cells, orthopedic, regenerative medicine, stem cells


March 27, 2017

Stem Cells Splash Down From Space

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

After nearly a month orbiting the Earth attached to the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule containing Dr. Abba Zubair’s stem cell research detached from the station and returned to Earth. The Dragon was recovered in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California, on March 19. After SpaceX turns over the contents […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, stroke


March 23, 2017

Promising Early Stem Cell Trial Results: Hold Steady

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

This story was previously published in Mayo Clinic Magazine. Steve Day is on a mission as he scans a crowd of about 150 people in the banquet hall of a golf course in his boyhood hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. When he finally finds his target, he begins weaving through the crowd. Steve’s cane […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trial, Dr. Low, Dr. Singer, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, MSA, multiple system atrophy, stem cells


March 16, 2017

Regenerative Medicine: From Blueprint to Build Out

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Regenerative Medicine is an Established Priority at Mayo Clinic Five years is a short amount of time to expect results from a new strategic initiative at a complex organization. But early results were evident at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Mayo Clinic experts in regenerative medicine highlighted advancements in cancer care, […]

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Tags: advanced product incubator, biomaterials, biotrust, Mayo Clinic research, Mayo event, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, regenerative medicine symposium, stem cells


March 4, 2017

Stem Cells in Space

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

On February 19, the latest rocket launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, included a payload of several samples of donated adult stem cells from a research laboratory at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. The launch by SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, is part of NASA’s commercial resupply missions to the […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, mayo clinic medical research, Mayo Clinic research, regenerative medicine, research, space, stem cells


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