Items Tagged ‘Timothy Nelson’

June 24, 2019

HLHS Consortium Gives Hope to Babies with Rare Congenital Heart Defect

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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


April 12, 2019

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Collaboration

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Mayo Clinic and The Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine in Oklahoma City are collaborating within a consortium to help patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, also known as HLHS, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped. The collaboration is expanding the development of cell-based, […]

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Tags: hypoplastic left heart syndrome, OU Medicine, Timothy Nelson


December 21, 2017

Research Collaboration Gives Hope for Future of Babies with Rare Heart Defect

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This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Collaboration among hospitals across the U.S. as part of a new research consortium is giving hope for the future of babies born with a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. A baby from Alabama named Ryals is one of the first to benefit […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, Minnesota news release, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


December 7, 2017

Mayo Clinic, Children’s Minnesota Announce Congenital Heart Defect Collaboration

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This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Minnesota are collaborating to prevent heart failure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child’s heart […]

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Tags: cardiac regeneration, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, mayo clinic medical research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


September 21, 2017

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

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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


December 2, 2016

Center for Regenerative Medicine to co-host World Stem Cell Summit Dec. 6-9

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The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is a co-sponsor of the 2016 World Stem Cell Summit. More than 1,200 attendees are expected at the 12th annual event in West Palm Beach, Florida. A delegation of administrators, researchers and clinical experts from Mayo Clinic will participate in featured presentations and panel discussions highlighting advances in […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, Shane Shapiro, stem cells, Thomas Gonwa, Timothy Nelson, World Stem Cell Summit


September 7, 2016

HLHS Program Hosts Fourth Annual “Feel the Beat” Event Oct. 8

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The annual “Feel the Beat” event hosted by the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) will be held on October 8 in Rochester, Minn.  “Feel the Beat” brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families affected by a severe heart defect known as HLHS. The one-day event showcases the latest […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, Feel the Beat, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


March 19, 2014

Regenerative Medicine Consult Service

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Worldwide, people are increasingly interested in regenerative medicine or stem cell therapies. To meet this interest, Mayo Clinic established the Regenerative Medicine Consult Service — the first consult service of its kind in the United States. This service provides people with educational guidance and appropriate referrals to research studies and clinical trials in stem cell […]

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Tags: clinical trials, consult service, degenerative diseases, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


February 14, 2014

Stem Cells 101

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You’ve heard about stem cells in the news, and perhaps you’ve wondered if they might help you or a loved one with a serious disease. You may wonder what stem cells are, how they’re being used to treat disease and injury, and why they’re the subject of such vigorous debate. Timothy Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., director […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


February 3, 2014

Wall Street Journal Article Discusses Umbilical Cord Blood Therapies

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From Mayo Clinic’s HLHS News and Views Blog. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discusses the therapeutic potential of umbilical cord blood stem cells, including the current clinical trial being conducted at Mayo Clinic using cord blood for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. The journal interviewed Tim Nelson, M.D., Ph.D, director of the Todd and […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson, umbilical cord blood


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