• By Jennifer Schutz

Science Saturday: Dedicated to medical discovery and innovation

August 24, 2019
exterior of Discovery and Innovation Building

The grand opening of the new Discovery and Innovation Building at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus signals a new era of integrating regenerative medicine into daily practice. Regenerative medicine seeks to tap the body’s ability to replace, restore or regrow damaged or diseased cells, tissues and organs. A hub of research and technology, the new building could advance new regenerative treatment options for lung disorders, transplants, arthritis, and many other conditions.

Researchers in a cGMP clean room.
Researchers in a cGMP clean room.

“It will bring us closer to our goal of making Mayo Clinic in Florida the regenerative medicine destination center of the Southeast,” says Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., who specializes in transfusion medicine and regenerative medicine on Mayo Clinic's Florida campus. “The Discovery and Innovation Building provides space that will significantly expand our capacity to support clinical trials in Florida.”

Read the rest of the article on the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine blog.
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