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Mayo Clinic Medical Science Blog – an eclectic collection of research- and research education-related stories: feature stories, mini news bites, learning opportunities, profiles and more from Mayo Clinic.

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January 13, 2020

Top ways regenerative medicine is advancing the health care of tomorrow for patients today

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine accelerated from the bench into the practice in new ways in 2019, ushering in an era of care focused on the body’s amazing ability to heal itself. Bolstered by robust research, Mayo Clinic is at the forefront of delivering new therapies that restore form and function to diseased cells, tissues, or organs — […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, cancer, CAR-T, Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, hernia, immunotherapy, larynx transplant, maternal and fetal medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, spinal cord injury, transplant


November 7, 2019

Zane’s story: Fetal surgery to expand lungs

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Baby Zane Fouts’ boundless curiosity starts at his feet, which he grabs and plays with happily. The energetic boy who’s full of smiles is a trailblazer for regenerative surgery performed in a clinical trial at Mayo Clinic even before birth. “He’s our miracle baby,” says his mother, Alyse Ahern-Mittelsted.  “He’s a rock star.” Ahern-Mittelsted was 20 weeks […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, hernia, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Rodrigo Ruano, surgery


August 6, 2018

Regenerative medicine in novel fetal therapy program

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

A life-saving procedure improves fetal lung health and reduces post-natal complications Specialists at Mayo Clinic are pioneering a life-saving procedure as part of a clinical trial for babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). When a baby’s lungs are not adequately developed at birth, severe complications and even death can result. Waiting for the baby to be […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Denise Klinker, hernia, maternal and fetal medicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, minimally invasive surgery, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Rodrigo Ruano


June 19, 2018

‘Extraordinary Ability’-Fetal surgery program elevates maternal-fetal medicine

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

Imagine being deemed so critical to a health care organization that the state legislature acts immediately to allow you to practice there. That’s how Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, came to Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Calling him an eminent physician — […]

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Tags: Abimola Famuyide, fetal surgery, hernia, maternal and fetal medicine, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Randall Flick, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Robert Spinner, Rodrigo Ruano


November 16, 2017

What the heck is a nomogram? And other medical research questions answered.

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery focuses on the science of best practice. Best practice in health care, that is. Across the center, researchers work together with the medical practice to find ways to improve health, and the ways people (patients, caregivers, providers) experience […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Brittany Murphy, cancer, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, hernia, Judy Boughey, knowledge synthesis, minimally invasive surgery, neurology, spinal cord injury, surgery, surgical outcomes


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