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December 17, 2019

Mayo Clinic innovator inspired by patients, surgical experience to improve medical devices

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

By Sandy Shortridge Like so many Mayo Clinic staff members, Kenneth Dye has been inspired by Mayo Clinic patients throughout his career. In Dye’s case, conversations with two prolific inventors — while they were patients at Mayo Clinic — sparked his interest in finding ways to improve medical devices. The inventors encouraged Dye to pursue his interest […]

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Tags: anesthesiology, artificial heart, biotechnology, cardiology, Kenneth Dye, medical innovation, Neil Feinglass, patient safety, surgery, surgical outcomes


June 16, 2015

Mayo, DMC, Minnesota at BIO 2015

By bobnellis bobnellis

The Philadelphia Convention Center is awash with devices, large and small molecules, bio-generators and an endless stream of technologies I can’t hope to explain. Over 17,000 people are here to hear about the latest innovations, inventions, discoveries and ideas, but mostly they hope to make deals. Most American states and industrialized countries are here touting […]

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Tags: biotechnology, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery


June 24, 2014

Mayo and Minnesota Talk Research at BIO 2014

By bobnellis bobnellis

The San Diego Convention Center looks like the United Nations this week, but the common language is bioscience. BIO 2014 is in full swing, with roughly 17,000 people in the building. That’s my estimate; others vary. The Minnesota pavilion is showcasing the bioscience industries in the state as well as the University of Minnesota and […]

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Tags: biotechnology, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Destination Medical Center


April 24, 2013

The People You Meet – BIO 2013

By Mystery User

CHICAGO — You never know who you’ll bump into here at this largest biotech conference, now in its 20th year. It’s a bit like strolling the United Nations. If you walk down one aisle and think you’re whiffing Turkish food, you are. (I’m told it was very good.) Depending on how fast you walk, you […]

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Tags: biotechnology


April 22, 2013

Biotech Advances Through International Networking

By Mystery User

CHICAGO — Collaboration has no borders. That was clearly evident last evening when nearly 200 people — an international cross section of economic developers, researchers and government officials — crowded a networking reception hosted by the state of Minnesota. Many of us from Mayo Clinic are here at BIO 2013, the global biotech conference, which […]

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Tags: biotechnology


May 8, 2012

Monitoring Climbers could help detect medical trends via devices

By Mystery User

Followers of this Everest blog are now familiar with our team, including Dr. Amine Issa. One of his jobs on the expedition was to work with the monitoring devices on the climbers. Before he left for Nepal, he recorded the chalk talk below for us to explain what they would be looking for in the […]

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Tags: altitude research, altitude sickness, biotechnology, Mount Everest


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