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Items Tagged ‘Scott Nyberg’

September 26, 2019

Bioartificial liver: Bridge to liver regeneration

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

The liver has the greatest regenerative capacity of any organ in the body. However, when the liver is injured beyond its ability to regenerate itself, and a transplant is not readily available, there are few options for patients. Led by¬†Scott Nyberg, M.D., Ph.D., researchers are refining their own version of a bioartificial liver, known as […]

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Tags: bioartificial liver, Center for Regenerative Medicine, regenerative medicine, research, Scott Nyberg, stem cells, transplant


June 11, 2018

Bioartificial liver: Potential to avoid transplant

By Nicole Ferrara Nicole Ferrara

Mayo Clinic researchers are planning clinical trials of a bioartificial¬† liver that might eventually provide an alternative to transplantation for patients with liver failure. Known as the Mayo Spheroid Reservoir Bioartificial Liver (SRBAL), the novel device has been shown to reduce the severity of liver disease and improve survival in laboratory testing on pigs. (Bioartificial […]

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Tags: Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, Scott Nyberg, transplant


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