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Items Tagged ‘Cesar Kellar’

February 20, 2018

Researching stem cell therapy for lung transplant patients

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

In a recent study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, a team of researchers at Mayo Clinic looked at the safety and feasibility of using stem cells to treat a condition that can devastate lung transplant patients.┬áThe disease itself is called bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, or BOS, and involves inflammation and scarring in the smallest branches of […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Cesar Kellar, clinical trials, regenerative medicine, stem cells, transplant


May 9, 2017

Increasing the Odds

By Lynda de Widt Lynda de Widt

Increasing the Odds Mayo Clinic performs more transplants than any other organization in the country. That experience allows Mayo Clinic scientist-physicians to study stem cells and personalize drugs to fight organ rejection and increase the number of viable lungs. Immune-Building Stem Cell Research In the 1970s, when Cesar A. Keller, M.D., started his career in […]

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Tags: Alexander Parker, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Cesar Kellar, genetic testing, kidney transplant, lung transplant, Mark Stegall, personalized medicine, regenerative medicine, stem cells, transplant


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