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April 1, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Research News Roundup — Q1 2021

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The first quarter of 2021 saw furthered understanding the SARS-CoV-2 virus and related COVID-19 viral infection. In addition, a number of advances occurred including in genetics knowledge, cancer treatments, as well as interinstitutional collaborations, expanding programs and recognition of some of the most exceptional contributions of current and former Mayo Clinic clinician-scientists. Mayo Clinic, Thermo Fisher […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, biomarkers, brain cancer, BRCA2, breast cancer, chemotherapy, COVID-19, David Holmes Jr., diversity, education, Fergus Couch, gene variant


February 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Merging minds to accelerate research discovery

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

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University formed the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care in 2010 to merge minds and accelerate research discoveries, improve patient care through innovation and transform medical education to enhance health outcomes. Highlights of two of the joint research efforts follow. Identifying a blood-based biomarker for early-stage […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Arizona State University, basic science, biomarkers, Charles Adler, infectious disease, Michael Sierks, Parkinson's disease, Robin Patel


June 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

App may make diabetes self-management and personalized health care decisions easier

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Bithika Thompson, M.D., an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, and M. Adela Grando, PhD., a biomedical informaticist at Arizona State University, recently teamed up on a health care research project that could transform the way individuals manage their diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 1.2 million people in […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, artificial intelligence, Bithika Thompson, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, diabetes


October 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University researchers working on a new tool to diagnose valley fever

By Julie Janovsky-Mason Julie Janovsky-Mason (@juliejmason)

Infectious disease researchers at Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University (ASU) are working on a new test to detect valley fever more quickly and efficiently. Getting there involves looking for the fungus that causes valley fever rather than searching for antibodies in potentially infected patients. That elusive fungus, say the researchers, can be hard to […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Center for Individualized Medicine, infectious disease, Thomas Grys


November 15, 2016

The Sangre Por Salud Biobank: Bringing Precision Medicine Research to an Underrepresented Latino Community

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The Sangre Por Salud (Spanish for Blood for Health) Biobank was created to expand precision medicine research to underrepresented Latino patients in order to enhance the diversity of the Mayo Clinic Biobank. The biobank enables researchers to examine biological samples and data collected from Latino patients in order to develop better prevention, diagnostic tools and […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, biobank, Center for Individualized Medicine, collaboration, Eleanna De Filippis, health disparities, personalized medicine, precision medicine, Sangre Por Salud


January 28, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Marketing: Markets vs. Regulation Seminar

By delivery delivery (@delivery)

The cost of medications is becoming a major threat to patients seeking treatment for disease, and the problem appears to be growing. What role a free market system and competition should play in a commercial area regulated by government regulation including patents is difficult to gauge. Patients and advocacy groups are calling for more awareness of […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, pharmacy, Rafael Fonseca


January 21, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Educating the Now and Next Generations in Health Care Delivery

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

The New Year offers an opportunity to take stock of what we are doing to advance the science of health care delivery. In the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, one of the ways we do this is through education – both organic and collaborative […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Population Health Scholar


July 28, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Collaborations – The Key to Advancing Research

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery applies innovative science and data to evaluate the quality, safety and value of health care globally and improve real-world experiences for patients. Sounds good, but it’s not easy, and it’s not something the small cadre of individuals listed under […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, OptumLabs


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