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February 22, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 2/22/2021

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Over the last week, Mayo Clinic researchers and expertise have been cited in wide range of news stories, from the ever present COVID-19 to telehealth, participation in cancer clinical trials, creatine supplements, artificial intelligence and more. Read on for headlines, excerpts and links. ‘Knowledge is Power’: Advocating for More Representation in Cancer-Related Clinical Trials Cure, […]

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Tags: Andrew Jagim, artificial intelligence, Bernard Gersh, blood pressure, Brian Pickering, cancer, CAR T-cell therapy, CAR-T, cardiology, cardiovascular medicine, clinical trials, COVID-19


April 25, 2019 · Leave a Comment

For Dr. Joy Wolfram, the future of cancer treatment is in the (nanoparticle) details

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

Being named to a Forbes Magazine list probably isn’t on the radar of many researchers, especially those just starting their careers. But Mayo Clinic’s Joy Wolfram, Ph.D., has found herself in that situation after earning her way onto the publication’s annual list of “30 under 30.” The magazine describes this group of list-makers as “the brashest entrepreneurs across […]

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Tags: cancer, clinical trials, Joy Wolfram, nanomedicine


April 24, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Why mentor? One researcher’s story

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

In medical research at Mayo Clinic, as in all other fields here, diversity is welcome. Each person brings unique perspectives, experiences and knowledge. However, while there are known benefits for an organization that has diverse teams, individual team members sometimes find their greatest satisfaction and professional success comes from having mentors with like backgrounds. Research […]

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Tags: basic science, Joy Wolfram, medical research education, research education


April 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Sara Busatto – A different kind of Florida visitor

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Not there to check out the beaches or fantasy amusement parks, Sara Busatto has a different reason from many to be in Florida. She is a visiting student at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, in Jacksonville, Florida. Currently in the final year of her Ph.D. in health care technology at the University […]

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Tags: basic science, Joy Wolfram, nanomedicine, research education


December 12, 2017 · Leave a Comment

What in the world is an extracellular vesicle? Find out this and more from Mayo Clinic Research

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Not an extraterrestrial spaceship, but something equally fascinating—extracellular vesicles are biological nanoparticles secreted by all cells. Extracellular vesicles contain biomolecules, such as RNA, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates, which play an important role in cell communication. Extracellular vesicles are just part of what you can learn about on the newest Mayo Clinic research websites. And as you read, we […]

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Tags: genetics, genomics, heart disease, Joy Wolfram, nanomedicine


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