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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 varient


February 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Tapping regenerative sciences to unlock mysteries of peripheral neuropathy

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic is using regenerative sciences to unravel the mysteries of peripheral neuropathy and deliver new cures for a painful disease that affects millions of Americans. Nathan Staff, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist, is leveraging stem cells to recreate neuropathy in a petri dish to trace the origins of a common disorder rooted in […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, chemotherapy, Nathan Staff, peripheral neuropathy, regenerative sciences, Rochester Epidemiology Project


January 20, 2021 · Leave a Comment

PET/MRI biomarkers guide personalized treatment for patients with pancreatic cancer, study finds

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

By Ethan Grove Positron emission tomography (PET)/MRI has changed how Mayo Clinic specialists treat patients with pancreatic cancer. Mayo Clinic pioneered the use of PET/MRI to manage pancreatic cancer. Now a new study by Ananya Panda, M.B.B.S. (@AnanyaPanda15), and colleagues systematically evaluates the strengths of PET/MRI for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. In less than five years, […]

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Tags: Ajit Goenka, Ananya Panda, Bradley Kemp, chemotherapy, Eric Ehman, Garima Suman, Geoffrey Johnson, Jeff Fidler, Mark Truty, MRI, nuclear medicine, pancreatic cancer


January 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Looking back on 2020: A successful year of research at Mayo Clinic in Florida

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

At Mayo Clinic, Research and Education provide the basis for all we are able to do for patients today. Furthermore, they enable practice transformation as we seek to meet future patient needs. From new capabilities in cell therapy and immunotherapy, to advances in neurodegenerative diseases and studies of the virus that causes COVID-19, research at Mayo Clinic continued […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Ben Pollock, biomanufacturing, biomarkers, biostatistics, brain, cancer, CAR-T, carbon ion therapy, Center for Regenerative Medicine, chemotherapy, clinical research


November 19, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Breast cancer accurately staged with fewer lymph nodes

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

When a person is diagnosed with breast cancer, surgery can be their first treatment. Other times, their clinician will prescribe chemotherapy before surgery, called neoadjuvant chemotherapy. In both cases, for patients with clinically negative nodes at presentation, surgeons will determine at the time of surgery how far the cancer has spread by removing and examining […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Brittany Murphy, cancer research, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, chemotherapy, Judy Boughey, lymphatic system, lymphedema, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, oncology, residency program


September 18, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 9/18/2020

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Allure Magazine, KAAL-TV, The Scientist and Yahoo! are just a few of the outlets that were talking this week with Mayo Clinic researchers and about Mayo Clinic Research. Read on for national and international news on COVID-19, cancer, disparities in health care access and outcomes, the relationship between migraine and pregnancy, vaping and more. Coffee […]

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Tags: Andrew Rule, cardiology, Charles Loprinzi, chemotherapy, Christopher Mackintosh, colorectal cancer, COVID-19, Dawn Davis, Gregory Poland, health disparities, hormones, influenza


August 14, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Research in the news 8/14/2020

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

While much of the news around health care research is COVID-19 related, Mayo Clinic researchers are hard at work across the entire spectrum of health and health care delivery. Our multidisciplinary research teams are seeking ways to improve outcomes, lower costs and enhance the experience of patients, providers and caregivers. Read on for snippets of […]

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Tags: aging, Andrew Badley, antibodies, breast cancer, chemotherapy, Clifford Jack Jr., clinical research, clinical trials, COVID-19, Devon Rubin, Eugenia Trushina, Grzegorz Nowakowski


June 2, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Research News Roundup — May 2020

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

During May, Mayo Clinic articles sharing research-related news fell into one of two thematic areas: cancer and COVID-19. For ease of review, they are grouped below, cancer findings first. Read on for more information from Mayo Clinic Research. Cancer research findings Carfilzomib is not superior to Bortezomib in delaying multiple myeloma progression after initial treatment Carfilzomib, a […]

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Tags: antibodies, artificial intelligence, cardiovascular medicine, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Charles Loprinzi, chemotherapy, community engagement, COVID-19, gastroenterology, health disparities, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Laboratories


April 22, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Regenerating diseased bones

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Kendall Koens’ life is a dramatic reversal from what it was in 2006. Late stage cancer left him in a coma and on a ventilator fighting for survival. Aggressive chemotherapy was saving his life but slowly and silently destroying his hips joints. The financial planner from Rochester, Minnesota, faced crippling pain typical of someone more […]

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Tags: arthritis, bone disease, cancer, Center for Regenerative Medicine, chemotherapy, hip replacement, orthopedics, osteonecrosis, Rafael Sierra


January 27, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Neuro regeneration for chemo brain: Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Cognitive dysfunction, sometimes called “chemo brain,” stemming from chemotherapy is a major adverse condition affecting approximately 14 million cancer patients and survivors in the United States. Although chemo brain has been widely reported by patients and clinicians, the cause of concentration and memory problems in cancer patients is not well understood. Mayo Clinic researchers are […]

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Tags: cancer, Center for Regenerative Medicine, chemo brain, chemotherapy, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mi-Hyeon Jang, neuroregeneration, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells


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