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January 22, 2020

What’s Next for The Research of the Future

By Sara Tiner Sara Tiner

Breakthroughs in medical science rarely burst on the scene. Behind every advance is years of work by dogged researchers who nurtured the seed of idea until it flowered, bore fruit and materialized into a better treatment, device or therapy for patients. Here is where those seeds start: More than a dozen projects related to cancer, […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, basic science, cancer, cancer genomics, Center for Biomedical Discovery, Christopher Evans, Christopher Groen, Daniel Billadeau, Daniel Tschumperlin, discovery research, Eva Morava-Kozicz, fibrosis


December 3, 2019

Research News Roundup–November 2019

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Research News Roundup includes brief summaries and links to research news releases from the past month. It also connects readers to related resources. Read on for more information from Mayo Clinic Research. Case report: Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury Stem cells derived from a patient’s own […]

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Tags: arthritis, cancer, carbon ion therapy, cardiology, cholesterol, diabetes, heart attack, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, neurology


November 5, 2019

Research News Roundup–October 2019

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

If you were camping near the Boundary Waters, hiking the Grand Canyon, or snorkeling off the Florida Keys last month, you might have missed some of Mayo Clinic’s research news. The Mayo Clinic Research News Roundup includes brief summaries and links to research news releases from the past month. It also connects readers to related resources. […]

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Tags: Amir Lerman, artificial intelligence, basic science, Brandon Larsen, breast cancer, cardiology, cardiovascular disease, clinical trials, colitis, colon polyp, dementia, fibrosis


November 19, 2018

Regenerative medicine is the future for Dr. Amy Lightner

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

Volunteering for a reading program at a children’s hospital led to a career change for Amy Lightner, M.D. As a Stanford University undergraduate, she met a cardiac surgeon who turned her interest to medicine. “I got to see how medicine and surgical intervention could change a child’s life forever,” says Dr. Lightner. “The research, in […]

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Tags: Amy Lightner, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Crohn's disease, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, medical research, minimally invasive surgery, regenerative medicine, stem cells, ulcerative colitis


December 9, 2013

Mayo Clinic Debuts Two New Blogs Focused on Celiac Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

By Mystery User

  We are excited to unveil Mayo Clinic’s newest blogs, which focus on celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis). The blogs feature commentary from Mayo Clinic experts about most recent news and advances within each disease, specifically: Study findings News alerts Clinical trials Upcoming events Disease management […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Crohn's disease, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis


August 30, 2013

Vedolizumab Effective for Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis/Crohn’s Disease – IBD in the News

By Mystery User

Sunanda Kane, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses two studies recently published in “The New England Journal of Medicine” (ulcerative colitis study | Crohn’s disease study) that found patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease benefited from treatment with vedolizumab compared with placebo. Dr. […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis


June 26, 2013

Changes to Medications Used to Treat Ulcerative Colitis – IBD in the News

By Mystery User

Sunanda Kane, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses recent changes to drugs used to treat ulcerative colitis and how these changes could impact patients who take these drugs. Medications discussed include: Asacol, Delzicol, Colazal, Giazo, Apriso For more information on IBD, visit: mayoclinic.org/ibd

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Tags: Crohn's disease, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, Sunanda Kane, ulcerative colitis


June 19, 2013

IBD & Increased Risk of Melanoma – IBD in the News

By Mystery User

Siddharth Singh, M.B.B.S.,  a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses the patient takeaways from a Mayo Clinic study presented at the Digestive Disease Week 2013 conference that found patients with IBD are at higher risk for melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Among the most important […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, Siddharth Singh, ulcerative colitis


April 30, 2013

Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI) & Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – IBD in the News

By Mystery User

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses the implications of recent article published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics that found a group of patients with IBS to have higher CDAI scores than patients with Crohn’s disease. Specifically, Dr. Loftus mentions: – Because […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, Edward Loftus, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis


April 24, 2013

IBD & Increased Risk for Pneumonia – IBD in the News

By Mystery User

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses a recent study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology that found patients with inflammatory bowel disease were at an increased risk for pneumonia. Dr. Loftus also discusses the patient implications of the study findings.  […]

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Tags: Edward Loftus, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease


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