MDI Biological Laboratory
CELEBRATING 125 YEARS OF CUTTING-EDGE SCIENCE ON MAINE'S RUGGED COAST

Pioneering New Approaches in Regenerative Medicine

Research

Murawala Lab Discovers a New Stem Cell

Globe-spanning research project opens new possibilities for regenerative medicine

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IMPACT REPORT

2023 Was a Milestone Year for MDI Bio Lab

Together, we launched new initiatives, built on existing partnerships and pursued innovative research.

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events

Gene Therapy: A Potential Cure for Sickle Cell Disease

  • March 11, 2024
  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Online-only Zoom event
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Blog

Pioneering New Kidney-Grafting Techniques

New research published in the journal Bioengineering was led by former visiting scientists Leif Oxburgh, D.V.M., Ph.D. and Denise Marciano, M.D., Ph.D., and the MDI Bio Lab’s Iain Drummond,...

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Blog

BioME Awards $6,000 to Lab Ph.D. Candidate for Muscle Research

Romain Menard is working on age-associated muscle degeneration.

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Our scientists and students are working hard to develop new approaches to prevent and treat degenerative disease. However, their work would not be possible without your support. Your gift of any...

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125 Years of Science by the Sea

125 Years of Science by the Sea

MDI Biological Laboratory is a non-profit, international hub for the science of aging and regeneration. Our state-of-the-art facilities support 10 research groups whose faculty and students are pushing the frontiers of biomedical science, discovering new pathways to health and longevity.
 
Ours is a dynamic, 125-year history of personalities and disciplines brought together in an inspiring coastal setting for the rigorous study of comparative biology. While animal models and scientific questions change over time, our commitment to collaboration and collegiality holds fast.

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This Is Why

Noah Lind Finds a True Science Community

“Even if the Bio Lab doubles or triples in size, the way it started remains at its heart,” he says. “It’s a sense that we’re all in this together, that we learn from each other. No other institution does that as well as MDI Bio Lab.”

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