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April 13, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative eyedrops tap blood for tears

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Gregory Williams turned to regenerative medicine for healing after a one-two punch to his health. The 63-year-old Florida man survived leukemia only to develop ocular graft-versus-host disease, a potentially blinding complication of the bone marrow transplant that put his cancer in remission. Ocular graft-versus-host disease is a chronic debilitating condition with no cure that causes […]

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Tags: bone marrow transplant, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Darby Miller, leukemia, ophthalmology, Shane Shapiro


March 11, 2021 · Leave a Comment

From advanced-practice provider to regenerative medicine innovator

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

It’s not often that an advanced-practice provider is the teacher and a physician is the student. What some may consider a role reversal is one of many ways that Jennifer Arthurs, a nurse practitioner for Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites in Florida, is at the vanguard of a new wave in medical practice. Regenerative […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Arthurs, medical innovation, ophthalmology, patient experience, platelet rich plasma, practice improvement, Shane Shapiro


August 26, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 8/26/2020

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Although it hasn’t even been a week, many news outlets have featured Mayo Clinic Research and our research experts in articles across a broad range of topics. In order not to overload – it really is shaping up to be an interesting week – we’ll save COVID-related news for another day. Read on to hear […]

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Tags: Allisa Song, Alzheimer's disease, animal model, Clifford Jack Jr., dogs, fibromyalgia, hypertension, liver disease, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, medical research education, menopause


August 5, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative patient consult service seeks to educate patients

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Article by Charlene Martin-Lillie and Susan Buckles Advances in Regenerative Medicine hold promise for many patients as the therapeutic paradigm shifts from treating disease to restoring health. As this evolving field of medicine matures, information becomes increasingly available to the general public through multiple venues, mostly online. Terms such as “stem cells”, “exosomes”, and “regenerative […]

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Tags: bioethics, Center for Bioethics, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Shane Shapiro, Zubin Master


January 20, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Platelet rich plasma found to be effective in regrowing hair

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Platelets spun from a person’s own blood may be a new option for treating baldness in women, according to research at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. A pilot study found platelet rich plasma (PRP), a regenerative therapy associated with natural growth factors and tissue healing, regrows hair as well as other treatments on the market. The findings could lead […]

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Tags: Alison Bruce, Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, hair loss, platelet rich plasma, Shane Shapiro


May 30, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic orthopedist shares perspective on regenerative medicine

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Regenerative science has advanced next-generation technologies from the research bench to potential clinical care options. But in the rigorous development of patient therapies, it is critical to validate the safety and efficacy of regenerative solutions. Shane Shapiro, M.D., medical director of the Regenerative Medicine Therapeutics Suites on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, encourages patients to educate […]

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Tags: regenerative medicine, Shane Shapiro, stem cells


February 27, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Leading the charge in regenerative medicine

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Regenerative medicine therapies aim to rebuild and restore health to patients challenged by chronic conditions and degenerative diseases. Despite advances in the field, much of the science is still in early research phases, meaning that many treatments haven’t been proven safe and effective for humans as standard-of-care therapies yet. Because the scientific process is long, […]

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Tags: biomedical ethics, Center for Regenerative Medicine, regenerative medicine, Shane Shapiro, Zubin Master


October 16, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative medicine facilities and expertise in Florida

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

The Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites has seen 1,000 patients since opening on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus almost two years ago. The model, which integrated patient care with laboratory functions, is enabling the development and use of regenerative medicine products. The unique space serves both patients and clinicians, providing a place for multidisciplinary teams to expand current projects […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, medical research, orthopedics, Shane Shapiro, stem cells


March 13, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Regenerative medicine therapies program at Mayo Clinic in Florida

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

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


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