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September 19th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Receives Federal Award to Launch Radiation Safety Clearinghouse

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Mayo Clinic radiology researcher Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D., and her team were awarded a four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health that will allow Mayo to establish a national clearinghouse for CT dose reduction research. Dr. McCollough is internationally known for her work in limiting radiation exposure to patients. She is head of Mayo’s CT Clinical […]

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July 10th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

How Fast Can You Do Research? Mayo Responds to the NIH Challenge

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Mayo Clinic is among the handful of centers launching one-year fast-track studies of existing drugs to determine their value for other conditions. In Mayo’s case, Jordan Miller, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic researcher in the Departments of Surgery and Physiology, and two colleagues were awarded the grant to study the drug from pre-clinical tests through the […]

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April 26th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Showing the Power of Individualized Medicine through Patient Experiences

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CHICAGO — “Individualized medicine … it’s not just about deciphering your own genome … it’s about you having the power to choose your own care and having access to information that can best keep you well.” That was the message of Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, speaking as […]

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April 23rd, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Minnesota High Schooler in Science Finals – BIO 2013

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CHICAGO — The next generation of scientists from Minnesota and the rest of the nation are making themselves known. The Biotechnology Institute has sponsored another international competition for high school scientists here at BIO 2013 and Minnesota’s finalist is Rena Weis from New Prague High School. She did her research on the impact of biochar […]

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March 29th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Video Competition: Clinical Lab Science Program Celebrates Profession

By Gina Chiri-Osmond

In celebration of National Laboratory Professionals Week, students from the Mayo Clinic Clinical Laboratory Science Program produced a short video explaining what sparked their interest in laboratory science. Mayo Clinic has hundreds of young professionals working in its research labs with hundreds of their counterparts in clinical laboratories, often just across a hall. The video […]

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February 15th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Discovery's Edge New Issue

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The print winter issue of Mayo Clinic’s research magazine Discovery’s Edge, is now available. If you’d like a free copy, let us know. Also visit us online http://discoverysedge.mayo.edu/. Read More — http://newsblog.mayoclinic.org/2013/02/15/going-to-discoverys-edge/

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October 17th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Czech Clinical Research Center opens on Mayo model

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  This week they cut the ribbon on what will become the first Euro-wide clinical research center. Located in Brno, the second largest Czech city, the International Clinical Research Center or ICRC will conduct clinical studies with physician-researchers throughout Europe. Conceived by Tomas Kara, M.D., Ph.D. of St. Anne’s Hospital in Brno and Virend Somers, […]

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September 21st, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Michael Camilleri, M.D., honored with the 2012 Ismar Boas medal

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The German Society of Digestive and Metabolic Disease awarded Dr. Camilleri with the 2012 Ismar Boas medal in honor of his scientific contributions to the understanding of the integrated regulation of the gastrointestinal tract. In particular, his pioneering work on the causes of motor and functional disorders.  Dr. Camilleri’s research into the complex interaction of […]

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September 10th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Veterinarian Receives ACLAM Diplomate Certification

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It’s no small task ensuring that the animals used in medical research on Mayo’s Florida campus are healthy and properly cared for. C. Douglas Page, DVM, PA, the attending veterinarian at Mayo Clinic’s Department of Comparative Medicine in Florida, the supervisor and the staff of animal care technicians, take this responsibility very seriously. He recently […]

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May 21st, 2012 · Leave a Comment

What is the Death Zone?

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Another in our series on the science of the expedition, Dr. Jim McEachen, Mayo Clinic aerospace medicine fellow provides background [Editor’s note: this was written before the most recent deaths]  In 1998, the popular PBS series Nova reported an ominous piece of data.  For every six successful summits on Everest, one person will die.  The show was following […]

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