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January 24, 2017

Using Regenerative Medicine to Find Answers for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

By Suzanne Ferguson suzannerferguson

The goal of the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is to discover how regenerative medicine, also known as the use of stem cells, can make HLHS hearts bigger, better and stronger in order to delay or even prevent heart failure. In the video below, Dr. Timothy Nelson, director, […]

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Tags: CHD, clinical trials, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, umbilical cord blood


May 12, 2016

Doctors from Mayo Clinic and The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center Collaborate on Research Around Rare Congenital Heart Defect

By Suzanne Ferguson suzannerferguson

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. AND ROCHESTER, MINN. –   The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City and Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) are championing research and treatments for a rare congenital heart defect and recently published a collaborative article in “The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.” […]

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Tags: Dr. Burkhart, Dr. Harold Burkhart, Dr. Nelson, Dr. Timothy Nelson, regenerative therapy, research, stem cell, stem cells, The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome


March 19, 2014

American Heart Association Video Sends Message of Hope.

By jthebiay jthebiay

In the video below, Joseph Dearani, M.D., chair of cardiovascular surgery at Mayo Clinic, talks about the history of miracles in medicine – from the invention of antibiotics to organ transplantation – and the need for something new to transform medicine for those with heart failure. Particularly patients with congenital heart defects. “Once the function of the ventricle […]

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Tags: AHA, American Heart Association, clinical trials, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Dr. Timothy Nelson, Mayo Clinic, stem cells


January 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal Article Discusses Umbilical Cord Blood Therapies

By jthebiay jthebiay

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discusses the therapeutic potential of umbilical cord blood stem cells, including the current clinical trial being conducted at Mayo Clinic using cord blood for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. The journal interviewed Tim Nelson, M.D., Ph.D, director of the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, wall street journal


August 20, 2013

HLHS Feel the Beat Registration

By jthebiay jthebiay

HLHS Feel the Beat – It’s All Because of You  Please join us Saturday, October 5, 2013 as we gather to celebrate all that we have done  together to advance the care and treatment of HLHS   Our team of leading scientists, researchers and physicians will host an educational patient and family appreciation event to showcase the […]

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Tags: Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Harold Burkhart, Dr. Patrick O'Leary, Dr. Timothy Nelson, Dr. Timothy Olson, Dr.Myra Wick, Feel the Beat, HLHS, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome


August 7, 2013

HLHS in The Wall Street Journal

By jthebiay jthebiay

In an article called “Advances That Regrow Babies’ Hearts” (July 23rd, 2013), the Wall Street Journal featured two studies for HLHS – one focusing on the left ventricle and one on the right. Dr. Harold Burkhart from Mayo Clinic and Dr. Sitaram Emani from Children’s Hospital of Boston discussed their respective studies and the potential impact this may have […]

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Tags: CHD, Dr. Harold Burkhart, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, regenerative therapy, stem cell, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, umbilical cord blood, wall street journal


May 21, 2013

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking for Future Regenerative Therapies

By jthebiay jthebiay

Parents of a child who has been diagnosed in utero with a congenital heart defect, such as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), often learn during pregnancy about banking the child’s umbilical cord blood. Susana Cantero Peral, M.D., a postdoctoral researcher who specializes in cord blood for the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS, talked with me about collecting, banking and the potential regenerative properties of […]

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Tags: dr susana cantero peral, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic, Mayo Clinic, Todd and Karen Wanek Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, umbilical cord blood


January 21, 2013

A Piece of My Heart, From My Arm

By jthebiay jthebiay

In case you missed it, check out Nightline reporter Bill Weir’s return visit to Mayo Clinic.  Dr. Timothy Nelson and the entire Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS team are currently using the technology shown in his video below, in conjunction with genetics research and clinical research, to gain insight into Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and to ultimately develop innovative treatment […]

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Tags: Bill Weir, Dr. Timothy Nelson, half of a heart, HLHS, iPS, Mayo Clinic, Nightline, research, Sophie, stem cell


December 10, 2012

What about stem cells for HLHS?

By jthebiay jthebiay

Thanks to the participation of families affected by HLHS, Timothy Nelson, M.D., Ph.D. director of Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Consult Service and the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, along with his team, are working to fulfill one of the program’s goals: to develop a regenerative therapy for HLHS. Determining which types of stem cells have […]

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Tags: clinical trials, Dr. Timothy Nelson, iPS cells, Mayo Clinic, regenerative medicine, regenerative therapy, stem cell, Todd and Karen Wanek Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome


November 7, 2012

One Step Closer to a Regenerative Therapy for HLHS

By jthebiay jthebiay

 Dr. Timothy Nelson, director of the Todd and Karen Wanek Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, has brought us one step closer to making a regenerative therapy for HLHS using Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cells a reality. “Pluripotent stem cells show great promise in the field of regenerative medicine; however, the risk of uncontrolled cell growth will continue to prevent […]

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Tags: Dr. Alyson Smith, Dr. Timothy Nelson, iPS cells, regenerative therapy


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