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August 15th, 2017

DOWN TO THE ROOTS–Persistence powers Mayo Clinic’s approach to adult-derived stem cell therapies

By Jennifer Schutz jenniferschutz

Allan B. Dietz, Ph.D., never intended to be a scientist. His plan was to be a farmer, just like his father, grandfather and all the other Dietzes he knew. “I was going to be a farmer at first. Then I was going to be a veterinarian because that’s what farm kids who like science did,” […]

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Tags: Alan Dietz, ALS, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, DLMP, FDA, Food and Drug Administration, Lou Gehrig's disease, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, mesenchymal cells, research


September 14th, 2015

Human antibody can delay Lou Gehrig’s Disease in two mouse models

By Colette Gallagher colettegallagher

Researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota have successfully used a single dose of a natural human antibody to delay degeneration of spinal cord neurons in two distinct mouse models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease). The study, published in Disease Models & Mechanisms, suggests new possible therapies for patients […]

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Tags: ALS, ALS Association, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Moses Rodriguez, multiple sclerosis, neurology


January 21st, 2013

Researchers Gather to Learn More About Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida and the University of Florida have shed new light on the genetic and molecular underpinnings of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The findings were presented Jan. 17 at a symposium co-hosted by the ALS Association and Mayo Clinic. ALS, […]

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Tags: ALS, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Florida, Lou Gehrig's disease, Mayo Clinic Florida, research, symposium


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