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Archive for December, 2009

December 22nd, 2009

Discovery's Edge — 2 issues at once


We didn’t plan it this way, but because the print edition of Mayo’s research magazine appears twice a year and the online version is quarterly, we have the neat situation of publishing twice the number of science stories this season. Here is the rundown for the online features: Deep Brain Stimulation – It Boggles the […]

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Tags: Discovery's Edge, medical research

December 14th, 2009

Mayo Researchers at Breast Cancer Conference


Mayo Clinic’s breast cancer research came in for extra attention recently at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in San Antonio, Texas. Among others, Edith Perez, M.D., conducted a variety of media interviews in addition to her regular presentations on herceptin research. James Ingle, M.D. was also on hand and was featured in an […]

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Tags: AACR, breast cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 4th, 2009

Rochester Epidemiology Project


The Rochester Epidemiology Project (aka one of Minnesota’s and the United States’ best, yet hardly noticed, medical resources) is trying to raise its visibility. What is the REP? Probably the largest and oldest ┬ápopulation-based medical consortium in the country. Researchers have been answering medical trend questions, characterizing frequencies of diseases and conditions, and tracking key […]

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Tags: epidemiology, medical population studies, medical research, Rochester Epidemiology Project

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