Mayo Clinic receives $10M donation to support 5 initiatives, including regenerative medicine in spine

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | October 09, 2018 | Print  |

The Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Fund at Vanguard Charitable gave Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic a $10 million grant.

The grant will go toward supporting five initiatives across Mayo Clinic's Arizona, Florida and Minnesota sites. Regenerative medicine in spine pain is among the research initiatives the grant is funding.

Additionally, Mayo Clinic plans to use the grant to research augmented human intelligence in cardiovascular care, arthritis and data analytics. The grand also provides specialized education opportunities for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Louis V. and Robin L. Gerstner Mayo Clinic receive the grant. The philanthropists have a longstanding relationship with the health system.

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