Research

April 13, 2017

Man moves paralyzed legs using device that stimulates spinal cord

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

(Originally posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network) Mayo Clinic researchers used electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and intense physical therapy to help a man intentionally move his paralyzed legs, stand and make steplike motions for the first time in three years. The case, the result of collaboration with UCLA researchers, appears today in […]

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October 19, 2016

Andrea Cheville, M.D., of Mayo Clinic elected to the National Academy of Medicine

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Andrea Cheville, M.D., physical medicine and rehabilitation researcher and director of the Cancer Rehabilitation Program at Mayo Clinic, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Being elected to the academy, formerly known as the Institute of Medicine, is considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine. Dr. Cheville is one of […]

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March 25, 2016

Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation receives three-year accreditation

By dehansen dhansen

Mayo Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation received the full three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities following the site visit in January. The final report was extremely positive and indicates a successful outcome. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities surveyors observed strong multidisciplinary care delivery, extensive interdisciplinary collaboration and […]

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March 16, 2016

Exercise Prevents Diet-induced Cellular Senescence in Adipose Tissue

By dehansen dhansen

Click to watch the video Could an unhealthy diet and lack of exercise contribute to an increased rate of aging? Researchers from the Mayo Clinic Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging found that exercise prevents premature senescent cell accumulation and protects against the damaging effects of an unhealthy diet, including deficiencies in physical, heart, […]

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February 24, 2016

International Consortium for Regenerative Rehabilitation

By dehansen dhansen

Click here to watch the interview. Mayo Clinic is now part of an International Consortium for Regenerative Rehabilitation. In this video interview conducted during the Fourth Annual Regenerative Rehabilitation Symposium last fall, Fabrisia Ambrosio, Ph.D., M.P.T., Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh and Carmen Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation discuss […]

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February 1, 2016

Mayo Clinic Physiatrist Selected as Next ABPMR Director

By dehansen dhansen

Carolyn L. Kinney, M.D., a board certified physiatrist at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona been named as the next Executive Director of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). “Please join me in congratulating Dr. Kinney,” wrote Carmen M. Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Mayo Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation regarding […]

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January 28, 2016

Interplay Between Exercise & Dietary Fat Modulates Myelinogenesis in the Central Nervous System

By dehansen dhansen

Diet is an intrinsic aspect of everyday life and is emerging as a major regulator of brain function and plasticity. The increasing consumption of saturated fats and sugars as is typical of a Western diet is considered detrimental for CNS function; however, based on the high content of lipids in brain, how to manage consumption […]

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January 20, 2016

Gene Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration

By dehansen dhansen

  Christopher H. Evans, Ph.D., Director of Mayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center, Professor of Orthopedics and Carmen Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation discuss Gene Therapy for Cartilage at the Fourth Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation. Cartilage is unusual tissue because it’s one of the few organs in the […]

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January 14, 2016

Age Related Muscle Loss

By dehansen dhansen

    Nathan LeBrasseur, M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, PM&R was interviewed recently at the Fourth Annual Symposium on Regenerative Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. LeBrasseur discussed his research at the Mayo Clinic Center on Aging. He believes there are fundamental underpinnings to diseases like sarcopenia, which is the […]

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January 7, 2016

Neurotechnology to Restore Function After Spinal Cord Injury

By dehansen dhansen

  Peter J. Grahn, Mayo Clinic Predoctoral student, Neurobiology Disease Track and Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic, discuss Grahn’s background and research. In 2005 he suffered a cervical spinal cord injury, spurring his interest in spinal cord research. Peter joined the Mayo Neural Engineering Laboratories to assist in the effort […]

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