Research Grants Awarded

Reseach grants support Minnesota scientific and medical research that has the potential to translate to clinical advances in regenerative medicine. Grants typically open every September. Learn more about how to apply for a grant by reading our frequently asked questions

 

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Nathan P. Staff, MD, PhD
The overall objective of this proposal is to conduct a multi-site, placebo-controlled Phase IIA clinical trial to obtain clinical data on the…
2016-2018
Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD
Porcine blastocyst complementation utilizing human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) is a potentially transformative approach that could generate…
2016-2018
Kimberly Holst, MD
The goal of this Phase I study is to establish the safety and feasibility of intramyocardial injection of autologous bone marrow derived…
2016-2018
Daniel J. Garry, MD, PhD
The long term goal of our research proposal is to generate a human organ (vasculature) in pigs, which will serve as an unlimited source of vessels…
2016-2018
Brian Fife, PhD
The primary goals of this project are to restore immune homeostasis that allows islet beta cell survival and regeneration as a cure for Type 1…
2016-2018
John C. Burnett, Jr, MD
  Our goal is to establish that the use of a novel Mayo Clinic engineered peptide will serve as an innovative cell-free peptide therapeutic strategy…
2016-2018
Jonathan S. Marchant, PhD
There is a key need to generate new drug treatments for neurodegenerative diseases that stop disease progression rather than just mask symptoms. In…
2016-2018
Bruce Blazar, MD
Bone marrow transplants (BMTs) help thousands of patients with various diseases and cancers, such as leukemia and lymphoma. Patients receive…
2016-2018
Bruce Walcheck, PhD
Cancer is a difficult disease to treat because it is hard to detect within the body. Cancer sneaks in to normal cells and changes them to cancer…
2015-2017
Elizabeth W. Bradley, PhD
Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of disability in the US today. The disease occurs when articular cartilage in a joint degenerates.…
2015-2017
Deborah Ferrington, PhD
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly, affecting about 15 million people in the United States.…
2015-2017
Scott L. Nyberg, MD, PhD
For many patients with acute liver failure (ALF), the only option for a cure is a liver transplant. ALF is contracted when a normally healthy liver…
2015-2017