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Items Tagged ‘Center for Clinical and Translational Science’

October 10, 2019

Let’s focus on the problem: Purposeful shared decision making in medicine

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

By Lydia Hansen, undergraduate public affairs intern Shared decision making between patients and providers plays a crucial role in health care experiences and outcomes. However, each patient and each health care experience is unique, so no one approach to shared decision making is appropriate in all situations. In a recent paper published in Patient Education […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, health sciences research, Ian Hargraves, shared decision making


September 19, 2019

Biostatistician keeps Mayo research ship-shape

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran

I met Rickey Carter, Ph.D., in his glass-walled office on the Mayo Clinic Florida campus in June. From his desk, he can look out over the Health Sciences Research Department: desks and cubicles in orderly rows, like boats in a marina and humming with activity—activity he helps promote as vice chair of the Department of […]

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Tags: artificial intelligence, biostatistics, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, epidemiology, health sciences research, Rickey Carter


April 15, 2019

Culturally relevant health app shows positive impact

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

By Jay Furst Mobile apps are popular sources of fast and easily digested consumer health information. But can they actually help in measurable ways to make you more healthy? According to a pilot study by Mayo Clinic researchers, they can if the content is presented in a culturally relevant, targeted and engaging way — and […]

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Tags: artificial intelligence, cardiology, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, diversity, health disparities, LaPrincess Brewer, Office of Health Disparities Research, women's health


April 4, 2019

The lowdown with Dr. Bharucha: Gastroenterology researcher and clinical trials guru

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran

For Adil Bharucha, M.B.B.S., M.D., research is a passion nurtured over time. A passion, he says, that came to him, not in a dazzling “a-ha moment,” but slowly, through the encouragement of mentors, the exhilarating feeling of discovery, and the compassion he felt for his patients—“through osmosis,” he says. He began his medical studies at […]

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Tags: Adil Bharucha, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, clinical trials, gastroenterology, medical research


March 27, 2019

‘Bridge building specialists’ keep science moving forward

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran

Accelerating the hand-off between discovery and translation “Physicians and researchers often have new ideas for medical devices, drugs, biologics, or other products that they want to deliver to patients, but they don’t know how to bring those discoveries to life,” says Jeff Anderson, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic Office of Translation to Practice.  Taking the next steps in […]

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Tags: Andrew Badley, Barry Borlaug, Bharath Wootla, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Jeff Anderson, Mayo Clinic Ventures, Nathan Wiederman


March 6, 2019

Online training demystifies research and catalyzes productivity

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran

Mayo Clinic has a deep well of potential research talent. At last count, Mayo Clinic employed more than 3,800 full-time research personnel, including 234 full-time science faculty and 740 physicians actively involved in research.  These numbers barely scratch the surface when it comes to the depth and breadth of Mayo Clinic’s research pool. In addition, […]

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Tags: Amy Oxentenko, cardiovascular medicine, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, David Warner, Gabrielle Anderson, Garrett Schramm, Heidi Felix, Kara Mangold, Lee Skrupky, medical research, Meghana Halkar, Nathan Staff


December 19, 2018

A passion for serving underserved communities

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

By LaPrincess Brewer, M.D  I don’t have the classic story, where as a child, I dreamed of being a physician and went around wearing a toy stethoscope and carrying a doctor’s bag. I discovered my love of patient care and medicine after my freshman year at Howard University in Washington, D.C. As a chemical engineering […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, LaPrincess Brewer, Office of Health Disparities Research, women's health


December 5, 2018

Two minutes to win it

By Lynda de Widt Lynda de Widt

Nine teams of Mayo Clinic employees pitched their ideas for health care innovations at the second annual Alligator Tank competition at the Mayo Clinic Florida campus on November 14, 2018.  Each team was given 120 seconds to explain their solution to a problem in the medical field before a live audience and a panel of […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, entrepreneurship


September 27, 2018

Research helps play it safe in the ICU

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

ICU use of PTZ/VAN combo therapy safe for kidneys Life threatening infections, or sepsis, are one of the most common reasons people end up in the intensive care unit or stay longer in the hospital than originally expected. To combat these infections, physicians can choose from several antibiotics, and often will use a combination of […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Diana Schreier, Erin Barreto, ICU, intensive care unit, pharmacy


September 5, 2018

Setting tomorrow’s clinical researchers up for success

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran

Graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’ Ph.D. program in Clinical and Translational Science learn the skills to engage in research across the translational research spectrum, from laboratory-based, to patient-based, to population-based.  The goal is to give the next generation of clinical researchers the skills they need to improve patient care, accelerate discovery […]

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Tags: Amber Miller, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, medical research education, Michael Gionfriddo, research


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