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Apr 10, 2017

Dr. Nelson featured on "Heart to Heart with Anna"

By Suzanne Ferguson, @suzannerferguson

Dr. Nelson was recently featured on the radio show “Heart to Heart with Anna” to discuss the work our program is doing to delay and prevent heart failure for individuals with HLHS. Dr. Nelson and Anna discuss the clinical trial using umbilical cord blood as well as the clinical trial using bone marrow cells. Listen today!

For any questions regarding the use of stem cells or to learn more about the work here at Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS, email us at



The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a collaborative network of specialists bonded by the vision of delaying or preventing heart failure for individuals affected by congenital heart defects including HLHS. The specialized team is addressing the various aspects of these defects by using research and clinical strategies ranging from basic science to diagnostic imaging to regenerative therapies.


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