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Items Tagged ‘Jennifer Westendorf’

October 30, 2019

Giving women the tools to take off

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Office of Research Diversity and Inclusion, says there’s a strong need to help women advance their projects involving research, patents and intellectual property.

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Tags: diversity, entrepreneurship, Jennifer Westendorf, Luz Cumba-Garcia, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Yuguang Liu


May 17, 2018

Researching cartilage regeneration for osteoarthritis: Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D.

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

Mayo Clinic investigator, Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D., is a recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant. Her project will help determine how proteins, called Girk2 and Girk3, contribute to cartilage formation and repair in the setting of osteoarthritis. Researchers believe that osteoarthritis may be prevented if these proteins are absent or inactive. Dr. Westendorf is […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Westendorf, osteoarthritis, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota


February 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic investigators receive ‘Regenerative Medicine Minnesota’ research grants

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

Seven Mayo Clinic investigators were selected to receive 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grants. The grants are awarded to investigators in the areas of discovery science, translational research and clinical trials. The grants are effective for a two year period. Mayo Clinic awardees include: Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Burns, a neurosurgeon, is developing regenerative strategies to […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, Alexander Revzin, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Westendorf, Joseph Lillegard, Mohamad Bydon, neurology, orthopedics, Ping Chen, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells, Terry Burns


October 17, 2017

New fish in the sea – Mayo Clinic research websites expanding content

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

At Mayo Clinic, research is integral to everything we do. We would be unable to offer the highest possible levels of care and continually improve the practice of medicine without research, and the education programs and processes to make it a reality. Thanks for visiting, and we hope you enjoy learning more about some of […]

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Tags: brain tumor, Jann Sarkaria, Jennifer Westendorf, John Copland III, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, mindfulness, orthopedics, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Roberto Benzo


May 14, 2015

Mayo Medical School Student Soyun Hwang Chosen for Fellowship with Howard Hughes Medical Institute

By bobnellis bobnellis

A second-year student at Mayo Medical School — Soyun (S. Michelle) Hwang — has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)   to receive a year-long fellowship to conduct mentored biomedical research.   Hwang will be mentoring at Mayo Clinic with Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D., in orthopedic surgery. She will purse her interest in reconstructive surgery, which […]

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