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October 4th, 2017

Swimming with sharks nets funding for research projects during the inaugural Kern Scholar Shark Tank

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars Program held an inaugural Shark Tank–like event, October 2, 2017. The event launched the bi-annual scholar retreat, incorporated into the opening social gathering. These social gatherings provide an opportunity for Kern Scholars Program […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, health care delivery, Kern Center, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Kern Scholars, Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, shark tank


September 7th, 2017

MUNEER SATTER–Genes made personal through foundation’s support

By Colette Gallagher colettegallagher

Muneer Satter’s first interest in medicine wasn’t rooted in genomics. It was in seeing the health care needs of his loved ones and of the world’s most vulnerable. In his professional life, before making investments in biotech, he sought out the opinions of expert doctors at Mayo Clinic. “The more I talked to doctors, the […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, conference, genomics, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic Model of Care, Muneer Satter, research, Satter Foundation


September 6th, 2017

Access to clinical trials– focus of Florida policy forum

By Lynda de Widt ldewidt

Health care organizations from around the state of Florida came together on Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville campus Aug. 29 to raise awareness about clinical trials research taking place in the state. The Florida Policy Forum on Clinical Trials also focused on strategies for recruiting more diverse participants and the important role clinical trials play in providing […]

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Tags: Dr. Asher A. Chanan-Khan, Dr. Sikander Ailawadhi, Dr. Tushar Patel, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Office of Clinical Trials, Office of Health Disparities Research


September 5th, 2017

Regenerative Diabetes Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement: Sept. 29-30

By Jennifer Schutz jenniferschutz

Registration is now open for the Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement. The conference will take place Sept. 29-30, 2017 in Rochester, Minn. Registration is free, but seating is limited. The Mayo Clinic Regenerative Diabetes International Conference on Islet Regeneration and Replacement brings together academia and industry leaders from diverse areas of islet […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, diabetes, islet regeneration, Mayo Clinic event, stem cells


August 29th, 2017

Will health care improve if everyone has their DNA mapped?

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

Article by Sharon Rosen Rapid advances in genomic testing have led to better screening and individualized treatments for many diseases, including rare genetic disorders and cancer. Now that genetic testing is becoming faster and less expensive, should it become part of routine medical care for healthy people? Should everyone have their DNA sequenced to learn […]

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Tags: DNA sequencing, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genetic testing, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Whole genome sequencing


July 31st, 2017

REGISTER NOW–Transform health care one moment at time

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

For a few days, you join a community of intensely curious people–all of whom are eager to explore foundational questions that are otherwise sidelined in standard analyses of health care in the United States. Transform doesn’t shy away from any of it.   – Lauren Taylor, Co-Author, The American Health Care Paradox, (past Transform speaker) For ten […]

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Tags: Center for Innovation, Kern Center, TRANSFORM


July 6th, 2017

REGISTER TODAY – BE INSPIRED IN OCTOBER

By Colette Gallagher colettegallagher

William A. Gahl, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, will speak about the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program and its expansion. “Desperate for answers” is how Dr. Gahl describes many patients and families he sees with puzzling disorders. The program aims to provide answers to patients who have suffered for years […]

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Tags: #CIMCON17, Center for Individualized Medicine, CIM, Individualizing Medicine


June 23rd, 2017

Meet the Researchers at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

If you’re heading to New Orleans for AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting (ARM), AcademyHealth says it’s a great opportunity to: Learn about the latest emerging evidence. Discover new methods and applications of rigorous and relevant methods. Identify gaps and opportunities in research. Enhance your understanding of the most pressing research policy issues. Connect with peers, expand […]

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Tags: #ARM2017, Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, AcademyHealth, Kern Center, Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Meet the Researcher, Science of health care delivery


June 21st, 2017

Cellular Senescence Research Highlighted at World Science Festival

By Megan Forliti mforliti

Mayo Clinic’s aging research was among the featured topics at the 10th annual World Science Festival in New York earlier this month. James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, shared details about cell senescence breakthroughs and next steps in the field during a 90-minute session called “Engineering Immortality?” […]

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Tags: aging, Center on Aging, Dr. Kirkland, Kogod Center on Aging, research, world science festival


June 20th, 2017

Sharing the evidence, building awareness at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

At Mayo Clinic, research is integral to everything we do for patients. While seeking to address the world’s most challenging health care problems, our researchers work hand-in-hand with health care providers and other professionals to build the evidence base for practice transformation. In the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the […]

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Tags: #ARM2017, AcademyHealth, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Kern Center, Kern Scholars, Science of health care delivery


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