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February 21, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Stem Cells From Mayo Physician’s Lab Launch into Space

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen in Mayo Clinic News Center, featuring Center for Regenerative Medicine’s Dr. Abba Zubair: Stem cells from Mayo physician’s lab launch into space Feb. 19, 2017 When the latest rocket launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday, Feb. 19, it carried a special piece of cargo. The rocket, which […]

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February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Current Research Happenings: The Case for Stem Cell Treatment for ALS

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

Biotrust collaborator, Dr. Nathan Staff, Department of Neurology, was recently featured in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Neurology, Neurology. Together with Dr. Anthony Windebank, Department of Neurology,  Center for Regenerative Medicine Drs. Staff and Windebank are testing mesenchymal stromal cell therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). As seen in Inside Mayo Clinic Research, […]

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November 21, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Harnessing the Power to Heal

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen on Inside Mayo Clinic Research: Research News Mayo Clinic in Florida is building two suites dedicated to delivering the latest regenerative medicine technologies Thomas A. Gonwa, M.D., deputy director of translation for Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, and Shane A. Shapiro, M.D., assistant professor of orthopedics, will lead regenerative medicine efforts in […]

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June 27, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative Medicine Offering New Treatment for Bronchopleural Fistulas

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As reported by Mayo Clinic News Network By Katie Cottam June 24, 2016 ROCHESTER, Minn. — When current treatment isn’t enough, patients at Mayo Clinic often are among the first to benefit from innovative therapies, new techniques and technologies. For the first time in human application, Mayo Clinic researchers successfully closed an open wound on the upper […]

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June 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Congratulations Dr. Gonwa!

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen in Mayo Clinic News Network By Paul Scotti Advancing Field of Transplantation: Lifetime Honor for Dr. Gonwa June 13, 2016 The American Society of Transplantation (AST) awarded its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Thomas Gonwa, M.D. at the recent American Transplant Congress in Boston. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors a senior investigator whose work […]

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June 8, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Applying Stem Cell Therapy to Treat Crohn’s Disease

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As seen in “Inside Mayo Clinic Research” Promising Application for Stem Cells: Crohn’s Complications New research at Mayo Clinic is bringing hope to hundreds of thousands of Crohn’s disease patients. Their extreme pain from complications is both physical and emotional and, for many, incurable. But, an innovation using the patient’s own stem cells seems to […]

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April 25, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Congratulations Dr. Staff!

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine consultant and Biotrust collaborator Dr. Nathan Staff M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, has been awarded the Regenerative Medicine Minnesota (RMM) research grant titled “A Phase IIA study using intrathecal treatment of autologous adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.” Regenerative Medicine Minnesota aims to improve the health of […]

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April 13, 2016

Mayo Clinic and GE Ventures launch company that will accelerate patient access to cell-based therapies

By Lindsey Kirkeby Lindsey Kirkeby (@lindseykirkeby)

As published in Mayo Clinic News Center On April 11, Mayo Clinic and GE Ventures announced the launch of Vitruvian Networks, Inc., a company founded to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of cell therapies for cancer and other chronic diseases. Through its advanced software and manufacturing platform, the company will provide clinical-grade regenerative medicine products […]

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March 25, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Center for Regenerative Medicine Biomaterials and Biomolecules Facility Now Supporting All Mayo Clinic Sites

By lmulvihill lmulvihill (@lmulvihill)

Inside Mayo Clinic Research The Center for Regenerative Medicine Biomaterials and Biomolecules facility, one of four board-designated regenerative medicine platforms, is now available to Mayo Clinic clinicians and investigators looking to manufacture clinical-grade products in a cleanroom space. The new facility positions Mayo Clinic to be a leader in regenerative technologies by allowing faster translation […]

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March 18, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Announces 2016 Research Award Recipients

By lmulvihill lmulvihill (@lmulvihill)

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a state supported initiative to advance Regenerative Medicine.  Mayo Clinic awardees include: Dr. John C. Burnett, Jr, MD     (Translational Research Grant)  Novel Cell-Free Peptide Therapeutics for Cardiac Repair and Regeneration.  Dr. Burnett’s study will focus on the use of Mayo Clinic-engineered peptides in cardiac repair and regeneration. Dr. Kimberly Holst, MD      (Clinical […]

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