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June 28, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 6/28/2021

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

Vaping, medical AI, the challenges of serving patients with cancer and diabetes, current COVID-19 vaccine and long haul information, and a wide selection of other topics are covered in this week’s news. The Vaping Study You Haven’t Heard Of Slate, 6/25/2021 A report from the Mayo Clinic looked at 70,000 patients and found no link […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, antibodies, artificial intelligence, Ashley Wentworth, autoimmune disorder, Barbara Barry, bioethics, biomedical ethics, cancer, cardiovascular disease, Center for Regenerative Medicine, COVID-19


January 6, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Diverse ways regenerative medicine is advancing health care

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine has contributed to patient care in 2020 more than ever before, bolstered by synergies in research, practice and education. Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine is at the forefront of a biotherapy revolution in which health care advances from treating disease to restoring health. “The centrality of the body to regenerate itself is […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Andre Terzic, artificial intelligence, Atta Behfar, autoimmune disorder, biomedical engineering, CAR T-cell therapy, CAR-T, Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical research, clinical trials, data science


January 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Looking back on 2020: A successful year of research at Mayo Clinic in Florida

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

At Mayo Clinic, Research and Education provide the basis for all we are able to do for patients today. Furthermore, they enable practice transformation as we seek to meet future patient needs. From new capabilities in cell therapy and immunotherapy, to advances in neurodegenerative diseases and studies of the virus that causes COVID-19, research at Mayo Clinic continued […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Ben Pollock, biomanufacturing, biomarkers, biostatistics, brain, cancer, CAR-T, carbon ion therapy, Center for Regenerative Medicine, chemotherapy, clinical research


August 11, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Expanding CAR T-cell therapy, welcoming Dr. Qin

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

The first time Hong Qin, M.D., Ph.D., saw images of how chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy obliterated a tumor, he was captivated and inspired by this revolutionary treatment. As the new director of Regenerative Immunotherapies at Mayo Clinic in Florida, Dr. Qin and his team will play a pivotal role in accelerating the latest […]

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Tags: blood cancer, CAR T-cell therapy, CAR-T, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Hong Qin, immunotherapy, leukemia, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, regenerative medicine


January 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

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, immunotherapy, larynx transplant, maternal and fetal medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, spinal cord injury, transplant


October 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Research News Roundup–September 2019

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The Mayo Clinic Research News Roundup includes brief summaries and links to research-related news releases from Mayo Clinic in the past month. It also connects readers to associated resources. Read on for more information from Mayo Clinic Research. Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, Mayo Clinic expert says Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help […]

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Tags: aging, artificial intelligence, basic science, brain tumor, cancer, cardiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, chemotherapy, clinical trials, collaboration, coronary bypass, diabetes


June 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment

How are Helper T-Cells Made? And Yes, It’s Important.

By Sara Tiner Sara Tiner (@saratiner)

T-cells are having a moment. Well maybe not like Game of Thrones is having a moment, but as stars of the cancer treatment, immunotherapy, T-cells are definitely cool. But what is a T-cell? And how can you get one? Good news! Your body makes T-cells for you, a lot of them. All the time. Wannabe […]

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Tags: basic science, Center for Biomedical Discovery, discovery research, immunotherapy, Virginia Shapiro


February 7, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Eva Galanis, M.D.-Bitten by the virotherapy bug

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

Every day more than 1,600 Americans die from cancer. Most of them have cancer that can’t be cured with traditional methods — surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. The father of Evanthia Galanis, M.D., was one of them. He died in the late 1990s from melanoma when his daughter was a junior faculty member at Mayo Clinic. “My father would have […]

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Tags: basic science, cancer, clinical trials, Eva Galanis, gene therapy, hematology, immunotherapy, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, measles virus, oncology, SPORE, virotherapy


January 3, 2019 · Leave a Comment

A vaccine to prevent breast cancer? It’s worth a shot

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

Each fall, millions of Americans roll up their sleeves for a flu shot, grateful for the quick pinch that may save them from the misery the flu can bring. In the not-too-distant future, there may be a poke with a much bigger payout. Scientists at Mayo Clinic and elsewhere are working on vaccines that could […]

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Tags: breast cancer, immunotherapy, Keith Knutson, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, ovarian cancer


August 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Using the body to recognize and attack cancer

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

This article originally appeared in the Center for Individualized Medicine blog on July 23, 2018 For as long as he can remember, Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., wanted to be a physician. Nothing could blunt his resolve –not even when improvised explosive devices, bombs and trappings of war put the medical school in his native Baghdad, […]

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Tags: cancer, CAR-T, Center for Individualized Medicine, gene therapy, immunotherapy, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Saad Kenderian


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