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March 28, 2022

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota awards 5 research grants to Mayo Clinic

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, a statewide bipartisan initiative, has awarded five grants to Mayo Clinic investigators to advance new therapeutic options for osteoarthritis, liver disease, rotator cuff injuries and neurological birth defects. People in Minnesota and beyond struggle with chronic diseases such as heart disease, arthritis and diabetes, and standard care doesn’t always ease the symptoms. […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, animal model, cartilage, cellular therapy, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Chunfeng Zhao, clinical trials, Jennifer Westendorf, liver failure, mesenchymal stem cells, minimally invasive procedure, molecular biology


January 21, 2021

Pioneering living donor cartilage transplants

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is poised to establish what is believed to be the first-ever living cartilage donor bank to provide a new regenerative option for healing common knee injuries. That donor bank will lay the foundation for living donor musculoskeletal tissue transplants — a first at Mayo Clinic and possibly in the world — to help […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, cartilage, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Daniel Saris, knee replacement, living donor, Mario Hevesi, orthopedics


October 13, 2020

A regenerative approach to facial reconstruction after cancer surgery

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Growing up in southern California, Sabrina Falcon was a self-described “sun baby” whose love of the outdoors reached the skies. Years later the flight attendant who is working on her pilot’s license was diagnosed with skin cancer on her nose — the basal cell type that typically grows slowly with low risk of metastasizing. After […]

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Tags: basal cell carcinoma, Brittany Howard, cartilage, Center for Regenerative Medicine, dermatology, facial reconstruction, otolaryngology, Shari Ochoa, skin cancer, surgery, transplant


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