Navigation Links
Minneapolis Heart Institute selected to participate in Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network
Date:4/4/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, April 2, 2012 The Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network (CCTRN), a nationwide U.S. network funded by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has selected the Minneapolis Heart Institute (MHI) as one of its seven U.S. centers of excellence. The network will receive $63 million from the NIH and NHLBI over the next seven years to help achieve its mission of driving public health advances in cardiovascular cell therapy for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

MHI was integral to the success of the first CCTRN initiativea series of clinical studies that took place over five years involving five sites using bone marrow stem cells in patients with heart disease, and in which nearly 50 percent of the patients were enrolled in Minnesota. As principal investigator, Timothy D. Henry, MD, director of research at the MHI, will be responsible for a network of Minnesota hospitals including the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, United Hospital in St. Paul, Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

This extension of CCTRN already has three trials planned, including

  • An allogeneic mesenchymal cell for patients with advanced heart function requiring left ventricular assist device;
  • An enhanced autologous bone marrow cell for patients with claudication (leg pain while walking); and
  • A combination of a bone marrow cell and a novel cardiac derived cell for patients with heart failure.

"These trials will play a key role in identifying the benefits of cell therapy in patients with cardiovascular disease. The Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital has been a leader in cardiovascular cell therapy research with more than 300 patients treated for a variety of conditions including acute hea
'/>"/>

Contact: Kristin Wincek
kwincek@mhif.org
612-863-0249
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Insects scientists to meet in Minneapolis
2. New analysis of premature infants heartbeats, breathing could be cues for leaving NICU
3. Cell therapy using patients own bone marrow may present option for heart disease
4. Geological Society of America Cordilleran section meets in the heart of Mexico
5. Heart-powered pacemaker could one day eliminate battery-replacement surgery
6. A change of heart
7. First study to show that bisphenol A exposure increases risk of future onset of heart disease
8. Pancreatic hormone linked with severe heart disease in obese and diabetic patients
9. New ability to regrow blood vessels holds promise for treatment of heart disease
10. Stem cell study in mice offers hope for treating heart attack patients
11. Freeze-dried heart valve scaffolds hold promise for heart valve replacement
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... such as heart disease, epilepsy and pain, making them ... is still much scientists do not know about the ... into the structure of sodium channels and, specifically, one ... responsible for ,fine-tuning, the activity of the channel. The ... the Journal of Biological Chemistry . , Nerves ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Cell Press journal Current Biology on April ... sex lives. The Brazilian insects, which represent four distinct ... are the first example of an animal with sex-reversed ... in several different animals, Neotrogla is the ... reversed," says Kazunori Yoshizawa from Hokkaido University in Japan. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... process whereby the genetic information of DNA is ... which have numerous different functions in living organisms. ... during gene expression, by relating the genetic information ... manufacturing proteins. , By examining the different ... an organism at a given time, researchers can ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Structure of sodium channels different than previously believed 2In sex-reversed cave insects, females have the penises 2Rapid and accurate mRNA detection in plant tissues 2
... 2008 From the sun,s UVA rays to tobacco smoke, ... to cancer. Thanks to our body,s DNA repair mechanisms, however, ... the formation of tumours. Now, according to a new ... of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA ...
... administration will confront an array of threats and challenges ... president, says Steve Fetter, dean of the University of ... Fetter asked six experts on his faculty with deep ... steps to address key challenges. Most of ...
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- MIT engineers have outfitted cells with tiny ... tumors or become building blocks for tissue engineering. Michael ... and senior author of a paper on the work that ... said he believes this is the first time anyone has ...
Cached Biology News:Repairing DNA damage: Researchers discover critical process in cancer treatment 2Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide 2Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide 3Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide 4Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide 5Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide 6Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide 7MIT creates tiny backpacks for cells 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 ­ RedBrick Health , ... change technology, today announces that EmblemHealth , the ... wellness company, is now providing the RedBrick Compass health ... program, to all of its members. EmblemHealth is among ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The ... cause a major disease. One of these latent viruses is ... is rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic ... the theory, a study found that RA patients have high ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ("TaiGen") today announced that ... leading Russian pharmaceutical company, to develop and commercialize nemonoxacin ... , Turkey and other ... novel antibiotic for the treatment of bacterial infections including ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014 As pet owners drew up their lists of New ... "Take better care of my furry companion." Nowadays there are pet ... carrying cases to take the little canine or feline darlings along ... to buy some pricey toys at the pet store. But anyone ...
Breaking Biology Technology:EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 2EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 3Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 2Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 3TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 2TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 3TaiGen Biotechnology Signed Exclusive License Agreement with R-Pharm for Nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(R)) 4New Year's Resolution: Give Pets the Gift of Top-Notch Health Care 2
... Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today announced ... pixantrone for the treatment of relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell ... patient enrollment. The trial, referred to as the PIX-R ... pixantrone plus rituximab to a combination of gemcitabine plus ...
... 2011 Recent events in Japan have caused the ... radiation can be a cause for concern – especially ... targets rapidly proliferating cells of the body. Cells of ... tract are two such cell types. Damage to these ...
... HILL, N.C., March 18, 2011 Driving value for customers ... are many touch points between a customer and an organization, ... in order for an organization to succeed in the marketplace. ... consulting firm Best Practices, LLC., noted in this month,s special ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cell Therapeutics Initiates Pixantrone PIX-R Pivotal Trial for Treatment of Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma 2Cell Therapeutics Initiates Pixantrone PIX-R Pivotal Trial for Treatment of Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma 3Cell Therapeutics Initiates Pixantrone PIX-R Pivotal Trial for Treatment of Patients With Relapsed/Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma 4Existing Radiation Countermeasures Inadequate! Development of Rx100 Promises Change! 2Existing Radiation Countermeasures Inadequate! Development of Rx100 Promises Change! 3Best Practices, LLC Showcases Its Expertise in Customer Relationship Management 2
For relative and/or absolute quantification with standard accuracy requirements using MS or NMR instruments...
Carrier Serum...
A Highly Purified, Cost-Effective Taq DNA Polymerase...
Homo sapiens similar to Cytosolic acyl coenzyme A thioester hydrolase Antigen: Peptide...
Biology Products: