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Mayo Clinic Medical Science Blog – an eclectic collection of research- and research education-related stories: feature stories, mini news bites, learning opportunities, profiles and more from Mayo Clinic.

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Stories originating from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and its five schools, as well as stories about students, interns, fellows, etc.

March 19, 2019

Reaching the next generation of healers and researchers through an enhanced digital presence

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science recently launched a redesigned website for prospective students and trainees. This was the most significant work ever completed for the college’s public presence. “Our goal is to attract the most talented and diverse learners, both regionally and nationally. Our website is our first chance — and sometimes our only chance […]

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Tags: Frederic Meyer, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, medical research


March 6, 2019

Online training demystifies research and catalyzes productivity

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

Mayo Clinic has a deep well of potential research talent. At last count, Mayo Clinic employed more than 3,800 full-time research personnel, including 234 full-time science faculty and 740 physicians actively involved in research.  These numbers barely scratch the surface when it comes to the depth and breadth of Mayo Clinic’s research pool. In addition, […]

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Tags: Amy Oxentenko, cardiovascular medicine, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, David Warner, Department of Internal Medicine, ECaTS, FunCaTS, Gabrielle Anderson, Garrett Schramm, Heidi Felix, Kara Mangold, Lee Skrupky


November 21, 2018

Research program lighting a SPARK for the sciences in Florida high schoolers

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Courtney Krider was in eighth grade when she was first bit by the science bug. “That’s when I started to take more diverse science classes that focused on chemistry and life sciences,” she tells us. “I had a really good teacher and got to do a lot of cool labs, and that jump-started my interest.” […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences


October 24, 2018

Bringing pharmacogenomics to your medical practice

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

After decades of research, pharmacogenomics is “ready for prime time” so to speak. Mayo clinic is a leader in moving pharmacogenomics into clinical care — with the goal of helping providers identify medications that are compatible with their patients’ genetic profiles. Drugs and Genes: Pharmacogenomics for the Modern Health Care Team 2018 is an opportunity […]

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Tags: cardiology, Center for Individualized Medicine, Fadi Shamoun, pharmacogenomics


September 17, 2018

CIMCON18 — How genomics discovery is transforming individualized care and the path forward

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

This article originally appeared on the Center for Individualized Medicine blog on Sept. 17, 2018. Article by Sharon Rosen Mining information deeper than genomics, understanding factors linked to disease, analyzing big data, and addressing the challenges of bringing all this information together to advance patient care – these were some of the themes featured at […]

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Tags: All of Us, Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Green, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Keith Stewart, Richard Weinshilboum


September 5, 2018

Setting tomorrow’s clinical researchers up for success

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

Graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’ Ph.D. program in Clinical and Translational Science learn the skills to engage in research across the translational research spectrum, from laboratory-based, to patient-based, to population-based.  The goal is to give the next generation of clinical researchers the skills they need to improve patient care, accelerate discovery […]

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Tags: Amber Miller, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, medical research education, Michael Gionfriddo, research


July 19, 2018

A clearer picture: new imaging technologies advance diagnosis, individualized care

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

New imaging technologies are advancing diagnosis and individualizing care. Imaging tests – such as a CT scan or MRI – are essential tools that health care providers use to answer complex and challenging questions. Gabriel Krestin, M.D., Ph.D., a radiologist and researcher, is at the forefront of new efforts to apply cutting edge imaging technologies […]

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Tags: biomarkers, Center for Individualized Medicine, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Kiaran McGee, radiology


May 28, 2018

Registration ends June 7 for workshop to teach application of video research method in medical practice

By Adam Harringa harringaadam

Register now for Video Reflexive Ethnography course – June 28-30 Video reflexive ethnography (VRE) is an established, collaborative methodology that uses video to capture the complexities of health care and to identify – with participants – ways to improve the delivery of health care from the “bottom up.” Clinicians and researchers interested in learning more […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education


May 22, 2018

3-Minute Champion

By Matthew Brenden matthewjb

The winning institution in the 2018 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Three-Minute Thesis (3-MT) competition on April 6 was Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, represented by Gabriel Martínez-Gálvez, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 3-MT presentations describe Ph.D. thesis work with one visual element and a […]

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Tags: Gabriel Martínez-Gálvez, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, research education, Stephen Ekker


May 4, 2018

Workshop to teach application of video research method in medical practice

By Adam Harringa harringaadam

Register now for Video Reflexive Ethnography course – June 28-30 Video reflexive ethnography (VRE) is an established, collaborative methodology that uses video to capture the complexities of health care and to identify – with participants – ways to improve the delivery of health care from the “bottom up.” Clinicians and researchers interested in learning more […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery


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