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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 School of Continuous Professional Development, 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, David Knopman, David T. Jones, Guojon Bu, Kejal Kantarci, Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, Prashanthi Vemuri, Rochester Epidemiology Project, Ronald Petersen


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


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 the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, 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, Individualizing Medicine Conference


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


May 30, 2018

Florida symposium on Alzheimer’s disease features Mayo Clinic researchers and state-based research findings

By Lynda de Widt ldewidt

June is national Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month—and in Florida—research investigators from around the state will gather in Orlando to highlight basic science advances for this devastating disease. The Florida Health Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Research Symposium, June 7-8, features presentations by several Mayo Clinic researchers from Florida and is hosted by the Florida Department […]

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, Leonard Petrucelli, Neill Graff-Radford, neurology, Nilufer Ertekin-Taner


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 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


April 23, 2018

Registration opens for Individualizing Medicine 2018 Conference

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

This post originally appeared on the Individualized Medicine blog on April 3, 2018. By Sharon Rosen Gene editing, artificial intelligence, pharmacogenomics and a new era of genomic testing to identify and hopefully treat inherited cancer are just a few of the emerging areas of precision medicine that have the potential to transform patient care. These […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, microbiome, pharmacogenomics, precision medicine, Timothy Curry


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