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January 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Ramps Up

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

First published in Discovery’s Edge: Mayo Clinic’s Research Magazine -Kate Ledger, January 8, 2018 At 62, Oscar Campanini expected some aches and pains in his joints, especially after his weekly pickup soccer game. But two years ago, the pain in his knees became so overwhelming he could barely walk. Because both knees had been surgically […]

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January 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment

FDA Clears the Way

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen in  Mayo Clinic News Network FDA clears way for Mayo Clinic to accelerate production of stem cells for clinical trials through automation By Paul Scott, January 9, 2018 JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Mayo Clinic has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an automated bioreactor-based stem cell production platform on its campus […]

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October 31, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic to Offer CAR T-cell Therapy for Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

From Mayo Clinic News Network: Oct. 31, 2017 ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic announced today that its Rochester campus is one of 16 cancer centers nationally selected to provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) for adults with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who have not responded to, or have relapsed, after two or more […]

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October 30, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Researchers explore use of adult stem cells as treatment of the future

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

Researchers explore use of adult stem cells as treatment of the future Oct. 23, 2017 This story originally appeared on the In the Loop blog. 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” […]

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August 21, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Novel Stem Cell Treatment Means New Lease on Life

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

This story originally appeared on the Sharing Mayo Clinic blog. Aug. 18, 2017 Jared Ausnehmer with Yasir Qureshi, M.B.B.S. Novel stem cell treatment means new lease on life Aug. 18, 2017 This story originally appeared on the Sharing Mayo Clinic blog. Halloween is an especially meaningful day for Jared Ausnehmer and his family. On Oct. 31, 2011, […]

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August 1, 2017 · Leave a Comment

CRM Announces Five New Leadership Positions

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

Originally reported by Center for Regenerative Medicine: Center News (July 2017) The Center for Regenerative Medicine is pleased to announce the selection of five leadership positions beginning July 1, 2017.  The selected candidates will fill the positions for associate directors in Arizona and Florida, and enterprise-wide deputy directors for application and translation.  These positions will […]

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July 5, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Quarterly Research Gathering: A Spotlight on the Center for Regenerative Medicine

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen on Mayo Clinic News Center: Gregory Gores, M.D., Greg Worrell, M.D., Ph.D., Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., and Atta Behfar, M.D., Ph.D., discuss the latest research at Mayo Clinic. Quarterly Research Gathering: Stem cells in space, limiting seizures and more June 30, 2017 Seeing patients with epilepsy walk again, stem cells launching into space, […]

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April 17, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Renaissance in Medicine

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen in Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s Research Magazine -Megan McKenzie, March 2017 Renaissance in Medicine Deer grow, shed and then regrow their antlers. Sea stars sacrifice but then regrow their arms. This is regeneration, and every species — from amoeba to human — is inherently capable of it to some degree (think fresh, smooth […]

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April 12, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Biotrust Collaborator Alan Marmorstein: On the Front Lines Fighting Eye Disease

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen in Mayo Clinic News Center   New startup on the front lines of the fight against inherited eye disease April 10, 2017 This story originally appeared on the In the Loop blog. When Alan Marmorstein, Ph.D., arrived on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus four years ago, he had a specific goal in mind: Find a way to […]

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April 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic’s Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen on Mayo Clinic News Center Left to right are Bernard Siegel, J.D., keynote speaker, and Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., medical director, Center for Regenerative Medicine, at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Mayo Clinic has credibility, prestige to be game changer in regenerative medicine, says keynote speaker March 31, 2017 […]

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