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Mayo Clinic and Karolinska Institutet Celebrate 20 years

It's been two decades since researchers from Mayo began annual scientific meetings with their counterparts at Karolinska, which is one of the top medical universities in Europe and the world. Beginning with investigators studying  metabolism issues, the relationship grew to include educational exchanges, many other medical disciplines and even organizational [...]

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Dr. Younkin Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Presenting some new Alzheimer's discoveries wasn't the only high point for Mayo Clinic researchers in Copenhagen recently at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference. On July 14 Steven Younkin, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded the Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award for his years of research on the disease. Dr. Younkin is Professor of Neuroscience at Mayo [...]

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Using Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis in Patient Care

  A team of international experts led by a Mayo Clinic researcher has published in the Journal of the American Medical Association a guide for clinicians who are interested in using systematic reviews and meta-analysis in clinical decision making. This article is the latest in the well-known series of users’ [...]

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Medical Genomics is an increasing part of the biosciences

It was only a decade ago that people were asking us how to pronounce "genomics."  I kid you not. Media had questioned the usefulness of the human genome without asking the right questions of the right organizations. Today the application of a the wide-ranging benefits of genomic knowledge is occupying [...]

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University of Minnesota and Rochester Headline BIO Gathering

International researchers, company executives and government leaders networked for three hours as part of the Minnesota reception, kicking off the weeklong BIO 2014 conference in San Diego this week. The close association among private and public entities in the state always seems to be of interest to people. Mayo Clinic, [...]

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Mayo and MInnesota Talk Research at BIO 2014

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 [...]

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Mayo Clinic Plastic Surgery Resident Wins 1st Prize for Best Clinical Research Presentation

Mayo Clinic plastic surgery resident Sebastian Winocour, M.D., has won first prize for Best Clinical Research Presentation at the Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons  annual meeting in Chicago. Dr. Winocour presented findings of a Mayo surgical quality improvement study aimed at preventing the death of skin on the breast, called breast [...]

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Mayo Clinic Touring Exhibit - Watch for it this year

Keep a lookout for this rig. It may pass you on the Interstate this year as it winds its way through 50 locations across the country and Canada. It's in Minnesota at the moment -- all week, in fact -- as we observe Mayo's 150th year. Designed to tell the [...]

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