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June 9, 2022

Biomedical innovators pitch ideas at Roadrunner Sprint competition

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

Mayo Clinic innovations and innovators were highlighted during the second annual Roadrunner Sprint, which was held May 5 at the Arizona State University Health Futures Center Auditorium. The Roadrunner Sprint is organized and sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Office of Entrepreneurship. In this “Shark Tank”-like event, 10 teams of Mayo staff entrepreneurs pitched their solutions to […]

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Tags: Ami Shah, Anu Sreedhar, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Dharmendra Patel, entrepreneurship, Office of Entrepreneurship, Richard Gray


June 3, 2022

Mayo Clinic’s health care delivery scientific expertise exhibited at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Mayo Clinic research will be on display at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 4 – 7, in Washington, D.C. For people attending the conference, you are invited to stop by the booth, staffed by the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. In the double […]

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Tags: Aaron Spaulding, AcademyHealth, Ahmed (Shafii) Mohamed, Alanna Chamberlain, artificial intelligence, Ben Pollock, Bridget Biggs, burnout, cardiovascular medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, community engagement


April 5, 2022

Mayo Clinic at the Society of Behavioral Medicine #SBM2022 — the urgency of adaptation

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The 43rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine is April 6-9, in Baltimore. With the meeting theme “The Urgency of Adaptation,” the 2022 conference seeks to showcase opportunities for behavioral medicine to increase its effect on the climate crisis, systemic racism, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Embedded in the clinical practice, […]

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Tags: Ahmed (Shafii) Mohamed, Amelia Barwise, Arizona State University, Bridget Biggs, cancer, cardiovascular disease, Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, community engagement, COVID-19, diabetes


January 24, 2022

‘Walleye Tank: Ice Fishing Edition’ competition names biomedical innovation champions

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran (@caityrosey)

Twelve teams from Mayo Clinic and across Minnesota cast their reels in “Walleye Tank: Ice Fishing Edition” competition in December 2021. Over 200 people gathered virtually to watch as teams in three divisions — Junior Angler, Midlevel Reeler and Professionals — pitched their biomedical innovation ideas before a panel of expert judges. Inspired by TV’s […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Kari Snaza, Karla Frohmader Hilsaca, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Ning Gao, Office of Entrepreneurship, Timonthy Nelson, Walleye Tank


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 Jr.


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


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