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Mayo Clinic Medical Science Blog – an eclectic collection of research- and research education-related stories: feature stories, mini news bites, learning opportunities, profiles and more from Mayo Clinic.

Items Tagged ‘Center for Clinical and Translational Science’

December 5, 2018

Two minutes to win it

By Lynda de Widt ldewidt

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: Alligator Tank, CCaTS, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, entrepreneurship, Florida, Mayo Clinic, Office of Entrepreneurship


September 27, 2018

Research helps play it safe in the ICU

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

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: antimicrobial resistance, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Diana Schreier, Erin Barreto, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, pharmacy


September 5, 2018

Setting tomorrow’s clinical researchers up for success

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

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


August 29, 2018

Health research rooted in community

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

On August 9, 2018, a community garden in Rochester, Minnesota hosted an unusual gathering: a cook-out and a community conversation on mental illness. At this meeting, more than a dozen members of the community assembled—grill tongs in hand—along with public health professionals and health researchers from Mayo Clinic, to talk about their experiences living with […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Community engagement, community engagement in research, Community Health Needs Assessment, Garden cafe, medical research


August 1, 2018

Mentorship program makes research aspirations a reality

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

Mrinal Patnaik, M.B.B.S., is a physician in the Department of Hematology at Mayo Clinic with a keen interest in the clinical management of blood cancers. In recent years, however, Dr. Patnaik realized he wanted to develop a deeper understanding of the disease biology of these cancers and the ways that precision genomics could be used […]

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Tags: CCaTS, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Individualized Medicine, hematology, KL2, Leukemia, Mrinal Patnaik


July 30, 2018

What’s new on the web?

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

At Mayo Clinic, research is integral to everything we do. We would be unable to offer the highest possible levels of care and continually improve the practice of medicine without research, and the education programs and processes that underpin our care. Our research web is actually just a section of Mayo Clinic’s internet presence, but today we’re sharing some […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, spinal cord, spinal disease, spinal injury, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome


July 18, 2018

Popular films spark community dialogue about biomedical ethics

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

When was the last time a movie really made you think, changed how you viewed the world or helped you understand an important topic? Bioethics at the Cinema, organized by the Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program and the Rochester Public Library, wants to do just that. The goal is to use popular films to create community […]

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Tags: bioethics, biomedical ethics, Biomedical Ethics Research Program, biomedical research, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Individualized Medicine, Community engagement, Mayo Clinic


June 13, 2018

Following grant renewal, CCaTS abuzz with activity

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

In October 2017, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) renewed Mayo Clinic’s Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences—an award totaling $48.8 million over five years. This renewal allows Mayo Clinic to continue pursuing its long-term goals in clinical and translational science, while also setting new short term objectives. […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, clinical trials, Office of Translation to Practice


March 28, 2018

Are we breathing wrong?

By Sara Tiner saratiner

Exercise researcher Mike Joyner’s latest quest started with llamas and bar-headed geese. It may end up revising a basic principle of medicine and addressing unmet needs for patients with diseases such as asthma or COPD. Michael Joyner, M.D., has a cold. But it doesn’t decrease his obvious excitement for a project that really started over […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Michael Joyner


March 21, 2017

Building the evidence base with the Society of Behavioral Medicine

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) combines nursing, psychology, medicine and public health in an interdisciplinary forum to promote new understanding of human behavior, health and illness. At its annual meeting, March 29 – April 1, in San Diego, SBM will convene more than 2,200 behavioral and biomedical researchers and clinicians to share research, learn […]

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Tags: Allison Holgerson, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Gladys Asiedu, Olivia Peavler, population health, Society of Behavioral Medicine, Sunita Dodani, Wesley Gilliam


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