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One of the most respected hospitals in the world and a pioneer in stem cell research, the Mayo Clinic, is located in Rochester, Minnesota. There are also other major clinic locations in Scottsdale and Phoenix in Arizona and in Jacksonville, Florida. A number of associated smaller clinics are found throughout the midwestern United States.

The Mayo Clinic employs more than 55,000 researchers, physicians, and other medical professionals. A large number of those employees are actively engaged in conducting research. From the beginning, the Mayo Clinic has prided itself on its small size, its dedication to patients, and the quality of its research endeavors. Stem cell transplants are regularly performed at the Mayo Clinic by specialists in a range of fields, using both patient-specific cells (autologous) and ...

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