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A Line in the Sand – Mayo Clinic’s Role in Early Insulin Research

A Line in the Sand – Mayo Clinic’s Role in Early Insulin Research

Early in the 20th century, a desperate group of patients began appearing at Mayo Clinic in the hope that the specialists there could keep them alive. Mostly children and younger adults, they had been afflicted with a condition that only years before would have been a death sentence — type [...]

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The Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers: Torn by Irresistible Forces

The Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers: Torn by Irresistible Forces

Hours of study, lectures to attend, research to complete, labs to monitor, data to analyze, papers to write, new solutions to old problems to noodle on. It’s just another day in the life of a biomedical research student. The to-do list never seems to end. Morning to night, seven days [...]

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Mayo Clinic Plugs Into Drug Discovery

Mayo Clinic Plugs Into Drug Discovery

The research laboratory of Mayo Clinic pediatric oncologist Richard J. Bram, M.D., Ph.D., was enjoying the kind of success many researchers hope for. His team in Rochester, Minnesota, had long been interested in studying brain tumors, particularly those in children. “They’re the second most common malignancy in children, but the [...]

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nuSURF Students Best Advocates for Science

nuSURF Students Best Advocates for Science

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships are awarded every year to deserving students who are interested in exploring specific topics in research. The goal, in addition to learning alongside professional medical researchers, is to determine if the students are truly interested in persuing research as a career. The students do everything a [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Seek Solutions for Treatment Resistant Depression

Mayo Clinic Researchers Seek Solutions for Treatment Resistant Depression

Editor’s note: The following post is by Susannah Tye, Ph.D., researcher in Mayo’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology. She and her team will be presenting at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, D.C. next week. An important issue in the treatment of depression is development of new and effective [...]

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Mayo Clinic and Karolinska Institutet Celebrate 20 years

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

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

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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