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An Evening with Ethan Bortnick: Saturday, April 30th

An Evening with Ethan Bortnick: Saturday, April 30th

 

 

As you know, Rochester,MN  had the honor of hosting Ethan Bortnick live in concert on Sunday, April 10th. It was a wonderful afternoon of experiencing the [...]

Tags: CHD, Dr Paul Grossfeld, Dr. Tim Nelson, Ethan Bortnick, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Little Hearts Big Hopes, Mayo Clinic, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Thu, Apr 28 10:30am · Leave a Comment

Ethan Bortnick April 10th, 2016 Concert

 

Ethan Bortnick performed an amazing concert on Sunday, April 10th at the Mayo Civic Center here in Rochester! It was an afternoon spent enjoying the wonderful music from [...]

Tags: Ethan Bortnick, HLHS, HLHS research, Mayo Clinic, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Wed, Apr 20 12:45pm · Leave a Comment

Camp Odayin – Connecting children with heart disease

Camp Odayin – Connecting children with heart disease

We think it is important to highlight the other work being done in the field of congenital heart disease as well as provide information about other programs and resources that [...]

Tags: camp, camp odayin, CHD, HLHS, resources

Tue, Apr 12 10:30am · Leave a Comment

Helping the HLHS Heart Grow Stronger

Helping the HLHS Heart Grow Stronger

Our main goal at the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome is to delay and even prevent heart transplants for people with congenital heart defects. [...]

Tags: bone marrow, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, research, stem cell, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, umbilical cord blood

Tue, Mar 29 10:15am · Leave a Comment

Japanese Cell Therapy Study Demonstrates Impressive Results in the HLHS Field

Japanese Cell Therapy Study Demonstrates Impressive Results in the HLHS Field

In the first clinical study of its kind, researchers at Okayama University Hospital in Japan have published groundbreaking results using stem cells in HLHS children. The researchers published two papers—one [...]

Tags: cell based therapies, cell therapy, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, regenerative therapy, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Tue, Mar 15 11:00am · Leave a Comment

HLHS Program Presents Ethan Bortnick in Concert at 3 p.m. on April 10

HLHS Program Presents Ethan Bortnick in Concert at 3 p.m. on April 10

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Please join us on April 10 at the Mayo Civic Center for a concert featuring Ethan Bortnick! [...]

Tags: Ethan Bortnick, HLHS, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Mon, Feb 29 7:00am · Leave a Comment

Join Us on March 5 for IMPACT at Mayo Clinic

Join Us on March 5 for IMPACT at Mayo Clinic

IMPACT - MGSThis year, the Mayo Clinic Office of Applied Scholarship and Education Science has partnered with Regenerative [...]

Tags: CHD, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Impact

Mon, Feb 22 9:30am · Leave a Comment

CHD Awareness Week Pictures

CHD Awareness Week Pictures

Thanks to all who shared amazing pictures of their CHD heart heroes! Check out the collage we put together of all the pictures parents sent us either on Facebook or [...]

Tags: CHD, CHD awareness week, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Mon, Feb 15 10:34am · Leave a Comment

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 [...]

Tags: holiday, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

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