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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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November 12, 2019

Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative: Tracking outcomes and supporting clinical trials

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

One of the challenges of integrating regenerative medicine into daily patient care is that it is so new, there is not a lot of available data to consider when determining best practices. A recent grant will help track information on how patient do after clinical trials. The Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative, funded through a grant from […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative, osteoarthritis, regenerative medicine, stem cells


October 25, 2019

Regenerative strategies for osteoarthritis: Jonathan Finnoff, D.O.

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time. While the significant pain, limited activity, and decreased quality of life that affect patients with osteoarthritis can usually be managed, the damage to joints can’t […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jonathan Finnoff, osteoarthritis, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota


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


March 13, 2018

Regenerative medicine therapies program at Mayo Clinic in Florida

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

Shane Shapiro, M.D., is dedicated to advancing the science of orthopedics and regenerative medicine through research. He is assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and program director for the Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine. In the video below, Dr. Shapiro discusses the results of his randomized controlled trial of bone marrow aspiration […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, orthopedics, osteoarthritis, Shane Shapiro, stem cells


November 7, 2017

No moss here – Mayo Clinic research websites rolling along

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

They say that a rolling stone gathers no moss, and at Mayo Clinic, our research and research education programs are always on the move. It’s hard to keep track of all the exciting work being done to help improve health for our patients, or the way they – and patients everywhere – experience health care. […]

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Tags: basic science, Christopher Evans, Dev Mukhopadhyay, DNA, Eva Galanis, gene therapy, Jim Maher, Michael Krowka, nanomedicine, osteoarthritis, transplant


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


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