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Items Tagged ‘John Copland III’

May 14, 2019

Mayo Clinic SPARKs applause at Florida school district’s Academy Awards

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Lights…camera…action! Mayo Clinic and its successful research mentoring program, known as SPARK, took center stage at the St. Johns County School District Academy Awards on April 2. The awards recognize members of Florida’s business community for opportunities and resources they provide to area high schools through St. Johns Career Academies, which encourage students to explore […]

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Tags: Aneel Paulus, John Copland III, Katherine Rodriguez, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tim Kellet, Tushar Patel


October 3, 2018

Mayo Clinic Awarded Nation’s First Hepatobiliary SPORE Grant

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded Mayo Clinic an $11.5 million grant to fund  a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in hepatobiliary cancer through August 2023. Headed by principal investigators Mark A. McNiven, Ph.D., and Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., the goal of the Mayo Clinic Hepatobiliary SPORE is to make discoveries […]

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Tags: cancer, Chen Wang, Edward Leof, gastrointestinal cancer, Gregory Gores, John Copland III, Lewis Roberts, liver cancer, Mark McNiven, Mark Truty, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Michael Torbenson


March 20, 2018

Navigating the intricacies of aggressive cancers to address the unmet needs of patients

By Lynda de Widt ldewidt

Deep inside a cancer biology research laboratory, amid countless vials, machines and experiments, recent genomic findings have pointed to a new potential route addressing some of the most aggressive cancers. Recently researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus zeroed in on a genetic pathway—SCD1—which they found operates in high gear in many potentially deadly tumors. Their […]

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Tags: basic science, cancer, clinical trials, John Copland III, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


October 17, 2017

New fish in the sea – Mayo Clinic research websites expanding content

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 to make it a reality. Thanks for visiting, and we hope you enjoy learning more about some of […]

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Tags: brain tumor, Jann Sarkaria, Jennifer Westendorf, John Copland III, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, mindfulness, orthopedics, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Roberto Benzo


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