Biobusiness Development Grants Awarded

Biobusiness grants help develop Minnesota businesses and infrastructure to deliver regenerative medicine products and services. Learn more about how to apply for a biobusiness grant by reading our frequently asked questions

 

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Saad Kenderian, MD
The goal of this project is to establish the infrastructure for the development of chimeric antigen receptor T (CART) cell therapy at the Mayo…
2017-2018
Yasuhiro Ikeda, DVM, PhD
Our product is MC-iLETS01, Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine-original iPSC-derived islet cell product in a retrievable encapsulation device,…
2017-2018
Leah Hogdal, PhD
We intend to use a new form of genetic correction we’ve developed to correct mitochondrial gene mutations that cause a progressive form of…
2017-2018
James Dutton, PhD
  Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a devastating disease of aging and the leading cause of blindness in people aged 50 and older in…
2017-2018
Dan Dragomir-Daescu, PhD
The goal of this project is to implement non-expendable research laboratory equipment in the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, which…
2017-2018
Daniel Carlson, PhD
Immunodeficient swine have tremendous potential in basic and pre-clinical research; however, difficulties in propagation have impeded commercial…
2017-2018
Dennis Wigle, MD, PhD
Using the extensive biobank of human induced pluripotent stem cells (n > 250) housed within the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine…
2016-2017
Henry Walker, MA
Lyophilization is a frequently employed technique that is highly aligned with the goals of the Advanced Product Incubator (API), a non-cell based,…
2016-2017
Kent Vilendrer, MS, MBA
This grant will fund the development of a fully-automated, computer-controlled drive system that will provide pulsatile flow to a large number of…
2016-2017
Zeeshan H. Syedain, PhD
The project aims at developing a bioreactor system for tissue engineered vascular grafts for pediatric regenerative applications. The specialized…
2016-2017
Amir A. Naqwi, PhD
The purpose of this project is to develop means for delivering cells and nutrients to the airways of regenerative lung tissue. A novel aerosolizing…
2016-2017
Dr. Atta Behfar, MD, PhD
Regenerative medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on the rejuvenation, replacement, and regeneration of human cells, tissues, and organs…
2015-2016