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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.


December 5, 2018

Two minutes to win it

By Lynda de Widt ldewidt

Nine teams of Mayo Clinic employees pitched their ideas for health care innovations at the second annual Alligator Tank competition at the Mayo Clinic Florida campus on November 14, 2018.  Each team was given 120 seconds to explain their solution to a problem in the medical field before a live audience and a panel of […]

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Tags: Alligator Tank, CCaTS, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, entrepreneurship, Florida, Mayo Clinic, Office of Entrepreneurship

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: Dr Fadi Shamoun, Mayo Clinic Arizona campus, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, pharmacogenomics

September 18, 2018

Advancing regenerative medicine practice, science and technology – 2018 symposium

By Jennifer Schutz jenniferschutz

Recent practice advancements, scientific discoveries, product development and manufacturing are the topics featured at the 2018 Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Regenerative medicine leaders from around the globe will come together Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. This year’s symposium will emphasize clinical trial breakthroughs and therapeutic interventions […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Richard Hayden, medical research, regenerative medicine education, research, stem cells

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: CAR T-cell therapy, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Gabriel Krestin, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Dr. Yi Lin, Eric Green, Heidi Rehm, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2018, Keith Stewart, Manolis Kellis, Michael Berger, Nancy Cox

July 26, 2018

Submit abstracts for 2018 Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery

By Jennifer Schutz jenniferschutz

Abstracts are now being accepted for the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. The symposium will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2018 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Interested physicians, researchers, medical students, post-doctoral and pre-doctoral students, as well as allied health staff, are invited to submit abstracts for the poster session […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, research, stem cells

July 24, 2018

Mayo scientists presenting at Alzheimer’s Association conference

By Adam Harringa harringaadam

About 30 Mayo Clinic scientists are presenting at this week’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago, and another roughly two dozen researchers are contributing authors. They’re among more than 5,600 scientists from 65 countries. The schedule and abstracts are available on the Alzheimer’s Association conference website. All the research has one goal: to help the growing […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Mayo Clinic Study on Aging, Rochester Epidemiology Project

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: Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Gabriel Krestin, Dr. Kiaran McGee, Imaging, Individualize Medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic, radiology

June 26, 2018

Register for Transform 2018 today! Discounted rates end June 30

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Accelerating Health Innovation. Focusing on People. It’s by Design. Hosted by Mayo Clinic, Transform has been the preeminent health care conference to proactively confront critical issues, share meaningful insights, and catalyze actionable change for more than a decade. Join us at the Mayo Civic Center, Sept. 26-27, as we explore pivotal opportunities to transform health […]

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Tags: Center for Innovation, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, TRANSFORM

June 22, 2018

Be the early bird! Register now for the 2018 Individualizing Medicine Conference

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine  is hosting the Individualizing Medicine Conference (#CIMCON18), Sept. 12-13, 2018, in Rochester, Minnesota. #CIMCON18 brings together experts from Mayo Clinic and around the world to discuss how the latest discoveries in precision medicine can be applied to improve patient care. Register today for the conference and save $100 Use code EB100 before June 29! […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine

June 18, 2018

On the road to AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

If your calendar is blocked for travel the last week of June, you just might be heading to AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting in Seattle, June 24-26. If so, you should stop by the Mayo Clinic booth #309 for a visit with some of our researchers. Even if you’re not going to be in Seattle, you […]

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

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