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June 16th, 2015

Mayo, DMC, Minnesota at BIO 2015

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

The Philadelphia Convention Center is awash with devices, large and small molecules, bio-generators and an endless stream of technologies I can’t hope to explain. Over 17,000 people are here to hear about the latest innovations, inventions, discoveries and ideas, but mostly they hope to make deals. Most American states and industrialized countries are here touting […]

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Tags: biotechnology, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic


June 24th, 2014

Mayo and MInnesota Talk Research at BIO 2014

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

The San Diego Convention Center looks like the United Nations this week, but the common language is bioscience. BIO 2014 is in full swing, with roughly 17,000 people in the building. That’s my estimate; others vary. The Minnesota pavilion is showcasing the bioscience industries in the state as well as the University of Minnesota and […]

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Tags: BIO 2014, biosciences, biotechnology, Center for Individualized Medicine, Mark Ritchie, Mayo Clinic, Mayo research, University of Minnesota


April 24th, 2013

The People You Meet – BIO 2013

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CHICAGO — You never know who you’ll bump into here at this largest biotech conference, now in its 20th year. It’s a bit like strolling the United Nations. If you walk down one aisle and think you’re whiffing Turkish food, you are. (I’m told it was very good.) Depending on how fast you walk, you […]

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Tags: BIO 2013, biotechnology, International medicine, Japan, Mayo Clinic


April 22nd, 2013

Biotech Advances Through International Networking

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CHICAGO — Collaboration has no borders. That was clearly evident last evening when nearly 200 people — an international cross section of economic developers, researchers and government officials — crowded a networking reception hosted by the state of Minnesota. Many of us from Mayo Clinic are here at BIO 2013, the global biotech conference, which […]

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Tags: BIO 2013, biotechnology, DEED, economic development, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota


May 8th, 2012

Monitoring Climbers could help detect medical trends via devices

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Followers of this Everest blog are now familiar with our team, including Dr. Amine Issa. One of his jobs on the expedition was to work with the monitoring devices on the climbers. Before he left for Nepal, he recorded the chalk talk below for us to explain what they would be looking for in the […]

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Tags: altitude research, altitude sickness, biotechnology, heart diseae, Mayo Clinic, Mount Everest, remote monitoring


June 29th, 2011

Mayo's Inventions

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One of the many things people don’t know about Mayo Clinic is the number of medical inventions that come from our researchers. They are aimed at improving patient care, based on needs seen by physicians in the clinic. I am told by my Intellectual Property colleagues that someone comes up with an idea for a […]

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Tags: BIO 2011, biotechnology, commercialization, intellectual property, inventions, Mayo Clinic, research


June 28th, 2011

The Ultimate Global Chat

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What happens when you get 15-thousand people in one building, all talking to each other at once? Aside from needing to crank up the AC, you see 48 hours of massive networking. That’s the dynamic here at BIO2011 in Washington. In those two or three days, some organizations have nearly 200 mini-meetings. It’s like speed […]

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Tags: BIO 2011, biotechnology, Mayo Clinic


June 28th, 2011

Senator Al Franken Moves Fast at BIO

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Touting Minnesota’s two CTSA recent grants from NIH ($51 M at the U. of Mn. $64 M at Mayo Clinic) and state efforts in diabetes prevention, Sen. Al Franken zoomed in and out of the kickoff breakfast for Minnesota at BIO2011 this morning. His presence was significant, lending emphasis to biosciences in the state. “There […]

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Tags: Al Franken, BIO 2011, biotechnology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Par, University of Minnesota


August 24th, 2010

"Biobusiness Mecca" – Rochester, MN?

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You bet. No, I didn’t make this up. Nor would I use this space to pitch a marketing ploy your way. This comes from a veteran reporter who attended the same gathering I did a few weeks ago. Dane Smith has covered many beats over the years for both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press. […]

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Tags: biobusiness, biomedical research, biosciences, biotechnology


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