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Pioneering New Research Options for Congenital Heart Defects

Pioneering New Research Options for Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week gives us a great opportunity to share and discuss some of the research taking place at the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for [...]

Tags: CHD, CHD awareness week, clinical trials, congenital heart defects, HLHS, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Wed, Feb 10 10:10am · Leave a Comment

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Today marks the start of Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week! CHD Awareness Week runs from February 7-14, 2016 and is a special week dedicated to raising awareness and support [...]

Tags: CHD, CHD awareness week, hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Sun, Feb 7 10:00am · Leave a Comment

Are you wearing red today? National Wear Red Day, February 5

Are you wearing red today? National Wear Red Day, February 5

National Wear Red Day

February marks American Heart Month, a month to raise awareness for overall heart health. [...]

Tags: awareness, CHD awareness week, heart, national wear red day, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Fri, Feb 5 8:36am · Leave a Comment

How Studying Genes Helps Us to Understand HLHS

How Studying Genes Helps Us to Understand HLHS

Here at the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, we are working on new ways to delay and even prevent heart transplants for [...]

Tags: CHD, genetics, HLHS, Mayo Clinic, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Wed, Jan 27 10:36am · Leave a Comment

Using Cell-Based Therapies to Shape the Future of HLHS

Using Cell-Based Therapies to Shape the Future of HLHS

Here at the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, we are working on new ways to delay and even prevent heart transplants for people with [...]

Tags: CHD, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, stem cell, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Tue, Jan 19 2:12pm · 1 Comment

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year from the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome!
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Tags: 2016, congenital heart defects, Happy New Year, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Thu, Dec 31 11:05am · Leave a Comment

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

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We know it is a busy time for everyone with last minute shopping, visiting with friends and family [...]

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Wed, Dec 23 9:32am · Leave a Comment

New Study on the Incidence of Heart Defects in HLHS Family Members

New Study on the Incidence of Heart Defects in HLHS Family Members

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Dr. Angela Kelle, one of our researchers at the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left [...]

Tags: CHD, Dr Angela Kelle, HLHS, Mayo Clinic, research, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Tue, Dec 15 2:54pm · 2 Comments

Feel the Beat 2015: Research Showcase

Feel the Beat 2015: Research Showcase

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If you weren’t able to attend our third annual Feel the Beat event but want to know [...]

Tags: Feel the Beat 2015, HLHS, HLHS: Feel the Beat, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Thu, Dec 10 2:06pm · Leave a Comment

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

We’d like to wish you all Happy Thanksgiving from the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome!

 

Tags: CHD, Feel the Beat, HLHS, HLHS: Feel the Beat, Thanksgiving, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Wed, Nov 25 9:55am · Leave a Comment

MRI: An Important Imaging Tool for HLHS

MRI: An Important Imaging Tool for HLHS

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an advanced imaging technique that uses radio waves and a magnetic field to display images of the body. It is used frequently in the medical [...]

Tags: HLHS research, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, MRI, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Wed, Nov 11 11:00am · Leave a Comment

Clinical Trial Collaboration between Mayo Clinic and University of Oklahoma

Clinical Trial Collaboration between Mayo Clinic and University of Oklahoma

We are excited to announce that The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) at Mayo Clinic and the University of Oklahoma are entering into [...]

Tags: clinical trials, collaboration, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, partnership, University of Oklahoma

Fri, Nov 6 1:42pm · 2 Comments

Did you attend Feel the Beat? We want to hear from you!

Did you attend Feel the Beat? We want to hear from you!

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If you attended our Feel the Beat event on October 17 either [...]

Wed, Oct 28 3:13pm · Leave a Comment

Feel the Beat 2015 Itinerary

Feel the Beat 2015 Itinerary

Feel the Beat 2015 is almost here! Join us on October 17th. The itinerary for the day is below. Can't wait to see you there!

Tags: CHD, Feel the Beat, Feel the Beat 2015, HLHS

Fri, Oct 9 12:33pm · Leave a Comment

Attending Feel the Beat 2015? Here are some things you’ll want to know!

Attending Feel the Beat 2015? Here are some things you’ll want to know!

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So far, we have had great weather here in Rochester but it could always turn chilly on a whim. Don’t forget to bring a jacket just in case. Something [...]

Tags: CHD, Feel the Beat 2015, HLHS, HLHS: Feel the Beat, feelthebeat2015

Thu, Oct 8 12:56pm · Leave a Comment

Feel the Beat 2015: Ethan Bortnick

Feel the Beat 2015: Ethan Bortnick

You may have already heard of 14-year-old Ethan Bortnick as he’s been captivating national audiences since his television debut on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno back [...]

Tags: CHD, Ethan Bortnick, Feel the Beat, Feel the Beat 2015, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic

Tue, Oct 6 1:56pm · Leave a Comment

Feel the Beat 2015: Joslynn Jarrett-Skelton

Feel the Beat 2015: Joslynn Jarrett-Skelton

In 2015, Joslynn wrote the first book in a series inspired by her daughter, Charlie, titled Charlie the Courageous . The story is about a courageous, young girl given [...]

Tags: CHD, Feel the Beat, Feel the Beat 2015, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Joslynn Jarrett-Skelton, Mayo Clinic, feelthebeat2015

Tue, Sep 29 1:03pm · Leave a Comment

Feel the Beat 2015: Dr. Christopher Moir

Feel the Beat 2015: Dr. Christopher Moir

Join us at our third annual Feel the Beat event to get an inside look into what it takes to be a pediatric surgeon. In 2006, Dr. Christopher [...]

Tags: CHD, dr chris moir, Dr Christopher Moir, Feel the Beat, Feel the Beat 2015, HLHS, HLHS: Feel the Beat, hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Tue, Sep 22 2:00pm · Leave a Comment