MDI Biological Laboratory

Topic: Regeneration

Murawala Lab Discovers a New Stem Cell

Globe-spanning research project opens new possibilities for regenerative medicine  

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MDI Bio Lab Scientist Receives $2 Million NIH Grant

Award brings total new research funding in 2023 to more than $8 million

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Courses and Conferences Up and On the Go in 2024

MDI Bio Lab’s 2024 course and conference season is officially underway.

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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, Ph.D.  Drummond calls the challenge of getting lab-grown kidney tissue to link with an organism's circulatory system and function properly a "plumbing problem." 

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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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A Post-Doc Builds Proto-Kidneys from Scratch

More than 30 million Americans suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD), including thousands in Maine. 

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MDI Bio Lab Scientists Share Salamander Secrets

“AxoBase is an enabling resource. It enables biology to get done.” -- from a recent publication in the Node. 

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Launching Bioscience Careers at MDI Bio Lab

A growing number of graduates and post-docs are energizing the campus.

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This is Why Your Gift Matters

Growing up in rural Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, Gabie Johnson never imagined her fascination with the axolotl, a salamander with amazing regenerative abilities, would lead her to a science career in Bar Harbor. Now a graduate student in the lab of MDI Bio Lab scientist Dr. James Godwin, Johnson is working to develop regenerative therapies that may...

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