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January 28, 2016

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

By Dave Hansen Dave Hansen

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 Dave Hansen Dave Hansen

  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 Dave Hansen Dave Hansen

    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 Dave Hansen Dave Hansen

  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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