Items tagged as "Center for Regenerative Medicine"
Pioneering Mayo doctors created global medical icon and model for future of health care
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 24, 2014 — On Jan. 27, 1864, English-born Dr. William Worrall Mayo first notified the public about his medical practice in Rochester, Minn., planting the seeds of what would eventually become [...]Created by Kelley Luckstein
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Sept. 3, 2013 — Mayo Clinic researchers have found a way to resynchronize cardiac motion following a heart attack using stem cells. Scientists implanted engineered stem cells, also known as induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, into damaged regions of mouse hearts following a heart attack. This regenerative approach successfully targeted the origin of abnormal cardiac motion, [...]Created by Jennifer Schutz
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Richard Sharp, Ph.D., joins Mayo Clinic as director of the newly-formed Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program. Dr. Sharp and his team help researchers, physicians and patients address ethical questions brought about by advances in biology and medicine. MULTIMEDIA ALERT:: Video of Dr. Sharp is available for download on the Mayo [...]Created by Colette Gallagher
ROCHESTER, Minn. — November 28, 2012. Next week, more than 1,200 people from 25 countries are expected to attend the 8th Annual World Stem Cell Summit" in West Palm Beach, Fla., a gathering sponsored by Mayo Clinic. As those close to the science explore potential stem cell applications, many patients [...]Created by Jennifer Schutz
ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 22, 2012. Imagine reprogramming skin and blood cells to heal an injured organ. Or, consider the potential benefits of all patients knowing their personal genomes and being able to customize health care to their particular genes. These types of health care improvements are the ideal end [...]Created by Ginger Plumbo
ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 25, 2012. Mayo Clinic researchers have found a way to detect and eliminate potentially troublemaking stem cells to make stem cell therapy safer. Induced Pluripotent Stem cells, also known as iPS cells, are bioengineered from adult tissues to have properties of embryonic stem cells, which have [...]Created by Jennifer Schutz