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December 13, 2021

Mayo Clinic furthers health care delivery science and best practices at AcademyHealth’s 14th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

AcademyHealth and the National Institutes of Health sponsor an annual conference dedicated to bridging the gap between research, practice and policy. Investigators in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, and others at Mayo Clinic, participate in this, and other AcademyHealth scientific conferences each year. […]

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Tags: Aaron Leppin, AcademyHealth, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical informatics, clinical trials, Jennifer Ridgeway, Jessica Austen, mammogram, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, patient reported outcomes, Sarah Redmond


November 2, 2021

Unlocking new genetic testing treatment pathways to save time, lives and resources

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

Genomics experts worldwide released a paper highlighting advances in rare disease, cancer, population health and carrier screening at the 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Saturday, Oct. 9. “The use cases we explored in the paper, ‘The Economic Analysis of the Value of Genetic Testing’ are only the tip of the iceberg in the realm of precision medicine,” says co-author Konstantinos […]

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Tags: genetic testing, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Konstantinos Lazaridis, liver cancer, lung cancer, population health, precision medicine, rare disease


October 20, 2021

Overcoming regulatory challenges to licensing new biotherapeutics

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic’s Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery will explore the challenges and opportunities of bringing next-generation biotherapeutics to patients. Julie Allickson, Ph.D., the Michael S. and Mary Sue Shannon Director of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, will deliver a keynote presentation addressing regulatory hurdles standing between the billions of dollars invested in regenerative […]

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Tags: Atta Behfar, biotherapeutics, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Julie Allickson, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine & Surgery, Richard Hayden, William Faubion


September 16, 2021

A fountain of youth for aging muscles

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle […]

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Tags: aging, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Helen Blau, Julie Allickson, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine & Surgery, Richard Hayden, sarcopenia


July 20, 2020

Minority communities attend virtual town halls in Arizona to receive COVID-19 information that dispels myths, equips them to lessen impact

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran (@caityrosey)

The Mayo Clinic Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research recently addressed community health needs related to COVID-19 for hundreds of attendees at virtual town hall meetings in held in Arizona: Arizona African American Virtual Town Hall Meeting – April 28 Arizona Hispanic/LatinX Virtual Town Hall Meeting – May 19 Both meetings featured speakers […]

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Tags: Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, Chyke Doubeni, community engagement, COVID-19, health equity


July 13, 2020

A pioneering Hispanic health conference, two years in the making

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran (@caityrosey)

It’s less than two weeks before the Jax Saludable (Healthy Jacksonville) Hispanic health conference is scheduled to begin and Elizabeth Pantoja, a clinical research coordinator at Mayo Clinic and one of the event organizers, is putting the finishing touches on the event program. “There’s always so much to do at the last minute, the last […]

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Tags: Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, community engagement, health disparities, Richard White


June 9, 2020

Fishing for solutions to COVID-19 challenges

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran (@caityrosey)

Local innovators and members of the Minnesota entrepreneurial community gathered May 15, 2020, for a virtual Walleye Tank: COVID-19 Showcase. The event showcased how Minnesota innovators and community leaders are stepping up to conquer COVID-19 challenges. It was hosted by Mayo Clinic Office of Entrepreneurship and University of Minnesota. The event is typically held as an in-person pitch competition. […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, COVID-19, Office of Entrepreneurship, Stephen Ekker, Walleye Tank


April 21, 2020

Celebration of student research

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences held its annual Student Research Symposium in September, with poster sessions, oral presentations, a keynote speaker, a Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition and Teacher of the Year awards. “The Alumni Association and Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences co-sponsored symposium and Teacher of the Year awards are the […]

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Tags: biomedical engineering, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Emma Goddery, general internal medicine, immunology, Lewis Roberts, Martin Fernandez-Zapico, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, molecular pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, neurosciences, oncology, Stephen Ekker


October 25, 2019

Upcoming documentary ‘The Opioid Fix’ to address national issue

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa (@harringaadam)

Mayo Clinic has done extensive research into the use of opioids across the U.S., and this work has led to prescribing guidelines that are being used across Mayo Clinic and at other health care organizations. With a shared goal to increase public awareness and drive action, Mayo Clinic and Twin Cities PBS have partnered to […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Halena Gazelka, medical research, medical research education, opioids, pain management


September 11, 2019

Targeting therapy to each patient’s unique cancer

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

Article by Sara Damore As DNA sequencing technology helps bring genetic factors driving disease into focus, researchers have developed new cancer therapies to target a patient’s unique cancer, especially for those who do not respond to standard therapy. Funda Meric-Bernstam, M.D., a physician-scientist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, will speak on Decision Support  for Precision […]

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Tags: Alan Bryce, cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, clinical trials, DNA, genomics, hematology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, oncology, personalized medicine


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