Osseo native puts aside college hoop dreams for groundbreaking career as medical researcher

Posted on March 4th, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Less than two decades later, Dr. Timothy J. Nelson, 37, stands poised at the forefront of medical research, leading a team at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., that hopes to change the future of medicine through its quest for the Holy Grail of healing: regenerative medicine. The goal is to be able to bioengineer stem cells that could be directed into becoming whatever spare parts might be needed to fix an ailing human body.

 

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram by Eric Lindquist

Tags: bioengineer, Dr. Timothy Nelson, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Industry News & Competitive Intelligence, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Medical research, regenerative medicine, stem cells

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