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Preparing for the Future of Health Care

Growing Stem Cells in Space to Treat Stroke Patients Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., medical and scientific director of the Cell Therapy Laboratory, at Mayo Clinic in Florida, was recently awarded a grant to send human stem cells in space to see if they grow more rapidly in space than stem cells grown on Earth. [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Regenerative Medicine

Yasuhiro Ikeda, D.V.M., Ph.D. Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D. Anthony Windebank, M.D. __________________________________________________________________ Yasuhiro Ikeda, D.V.M., Ph.D. Author of more than 45 scientific articles Speaks English and Japanese Media Experience: Interview experience with national print media, including National Geographic. To schedule an interview, call: Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005) ___________________________________________________________________________ [...]

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Mayo Clinic Discovery Leads to FDA Approval for Stem Cell Trial for Heart Failure Patients

U.S. FDA Approves Phase III Cardiopoietic Stem Cell Trial for Heart Failure Patients Based on a Mayo Discovery Cardio3 BioSciences, an international Mayo Clinic collaborator, has received FDA approval for a phase III pivotal clinical trial of its stem cell therapy. The trial will test the Mayo Clinic discovery of cardiopoietic [...]

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Mayo Clinic to Grow Human Cells in Space: Testing Stroke Treatment

Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D, believes that cells grown in the International Space Station (ISS) could help patients recover from a stroke, and that it may even be possible to generate human tissues and organs in space. Dr. Zubair says, “On Earth, we face many challenges in trying to grow enough [...]

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Mayo Clinic Finds Way to Weed Out Problem Stem Cells, Making Therapy Safer

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 [...]

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Stem Cells 101: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Timothy Nelson provides an elementary look at the promise of stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine. To listen, click the link below. Stem Cells 101

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Regenerative Organs: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Could the day arrive where we could grown our own replacement organs?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mikel Prieto explains how researchers are working towards that goal. To listen, click the link below Regenerative Organs  

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Applying Regenerative Medicine to Battlefield Injuries

Mayo Clinic researchers are part of the second phase of a national consortium that focuses on developing innovative medical treatments for wounded veterans. Mayo’s role will emphasize peripheral nerve regeneration. Mayo’s principal investigator is Anthony Windebank, M.D., a neurologist and deputy director for discovery in the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine. [...]

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Mayo Clinic Restores Disrupted Heartbeat with Regenerative Intervention

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a way to resynchronize cardiac motion following a heart attack using stem cells. Senior author of the study Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., says, "The discovery introduces — for the first time — stem cell-based ‘biological resynchronization’ as a novel means to treat cardiac dyssynchrony." Scientists implanted engineered [...]

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  On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program (8/24), the studio will be full with three orthopedics experts. Mark Morrey, M.D., will join your host Tom Shives, M.D., and co-host Amy McIntosh, M.D., to discuss joint replacement and regenerative medicine specifically for the joints.  As joint replacement surgery becomes more common, more [...]

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Tuesday Q & A: Research ongoing in treatment of pelvic organ prolapse using regenerative medicine

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have read a lot lately about regenerative medicine, and I am wondering if there has been any research conducted on uterine, bladder, vaginal or rectal prolapse. ANSWER: A number of research studies have been done to investigate pelvic organ prolapse and the possibility of treating it with regenerative [...]

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#FutureOfHealthCare on CNBC Closing Bell

  What is the #FutureOfHealthCare? Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D., speaks with @MariaBartiromo on @CNBCClosingBell about the Affordable Care Act, Destination Medical Center (DMC), individualized medicine, regenerative medicine, health care delivery, NIH funding and more ... WATCH VIDEO: 

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Mayo Clinic to Co-Host 2013 World Stem Cell Summit in San Diego

On the heels of a major advancement in the field of regenerative medicine, Mayo Clinic and others continue to look to the future and the potential of regenerative medicine. The Genetics Policy Institute(GPI) is announcing details of the 9th annual World Stem Cell Summit — the largest and most comprehensive [...]

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‘Smart’ Stem Cells Show Promise in Heart Failure Patients (pkg)

First-in-humans study introduces next generation cell therapy Translating a Mayo Clinic stem-cell discovery, an international team has demonstrated that therapy with cardiopoietic (cardiogenically-instructed) or “smart” stem cells can improve heart health for people suffering from heart failure. This is the first application in patients of lineage-guided stem cells for targeted [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Regenerative Medicine Ready to Revolutionize Disease Management

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve been hearing a lot about regenerative medicine lately. What is it exactly, and what can it be used for?    ANSWER: Regenerative medicine is an emerging discipline in medicine and surgery focused on finding ways to boost the body’s ability to heal itself. It examines new therapies [...]

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Growing Organs From Patient's Own Stem Cells (pkg)

Organ transplantation has seen tremendous improvements over the years.  For example, kidney transplants are very successful operations today...but unless a patient gets an organ from an identical twin, he or she has to take medication to suppress the immune system to stop the body from rejecting the kidney. So, Mayo Clinic scientists are studying how to grow [...]

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