Clinical Trials

Clinical trials seek to translate regenerative medicine research into clinical therapies. Learn more about how to apply for a grant by reading our frequently asked questions


See where clinical trials have taken place across Minnesota.
Atta Behfar, MD, PhD
This research tests a new product for patients who have had a heart attack (AMI, acute myeocardial infarction). This product would help protect and…
LaTonya Hickson, MD
Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is the most common cause of kidney failure in the U.S. and has no adequate cure. Mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC)…
Mohamad Bydon, MD
This clinical trial investigates whether adipose-derived (fat tissue-derived) mesenchymal stem cells can be safely administered into the…
Aaron Krych, MD
The goals of this project are to test the initial safety and feasibility of RECLAIM, a single stage cartilage repair technique using the patient’s…
Rodrigo Ruano, MD, PhD
When a baby’s lungs are not adequately developed at birth, severe complications and even death can result. Dr. Ruano brings expertise in a…
Shernan G. Holtan, MD
Interim report: Patient enrollment continues. Additionally, correlative studies have provided important data on regulatory T cell responses and…
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…
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…