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ALS Stem Cell Trial: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

ALS is a devastating disease with no cure.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Nathan Staff tells us about research that may offer hope. To listen, click the link below. ALS Stem Cell Trial

Created by Joel Streed

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

We're taking a look back at some of the important medical news of 2014! This Saturday, December 20, at 9 a.m. CT, we'll discuss a less invasive way to test for colon cancer, talk about research that led to using the measles vaccine to fight cancer and the discovery of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Scientist Receives American Heart Association 2014 Basic Research Prize

Mayo Scientist Receives American Heart Association 2014 Basic Research Prize

ROCHESTER, Minn. —The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded the 2014 Basic Research Prize to Andre Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic. The award, presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago, recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science. Dr. Terzic was commended for pioneering applications [...]

Created by Jennifer Schutz

Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine Forms Collaboration with National University Ireland Galway

Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine Forms Collaboration with National University Ireland Galway

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and colleagues at the National University Ireland Galway have signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) to pave the way for joint clinical trials using regenerative therapies. The MOU follows years of close collaboration with NUI Galway’s Regenerative Medicine Institute [...]

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July 4th Marks 75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s Farewell Speech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5im7vNnaCM ROCHESTER, Minn. — Seventy-five years ago, on July 4th 1939, baseball legend Lou Gehrig delivered the famous speech bidding farewell to the ballpark and his fans. Two weeks before Gehrig had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Accompanied by his wife, Eleanor, Lou left [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

O13 ALS Stem Cell Trial Extra Broll (1:50)

O13 ALS Stem Cell Trial Extra Broll (1:50)

Created by Andy Shilts

O13 ALS Stem Cell Trial PKG (1:58)

O13 ALS Stem Cell Trial PKG (1:58), 15 people a day in the U.S. hear the devastating news that they have ALS. Also called Lou Gehrig’s disease, it is a gradually worsening condition that is always fatal. That is not to say it is a disease without hope. Promising research [...]

Created by Andy Shilts

Preparing for the Future of Health Care

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. [...]

Created by Susana Shephard

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