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September 18, 2018

Advancing regenerative medicine practice, science and technology – 2018 symposium

By Jennifer Schutz 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: Andre Terzic, Center for Regenerative Medicine, medical research, research, stem cells

September 17, 2018

CIMCON18 — How genomics discovery is transforming individualized care and the path forward

By Susan Buckles 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: All of Us, Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Green, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Keith Stewart, Richard Weinshilboum

July 26, 2018

Submit abstracts for 2018 Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery

By Jennifer Schutz 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 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, Guojun 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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