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Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’

May 22, 2018

3-Minute Champion

By Matthew Brenden Matthew Brenden (@matthewjb)

The winning institution in the 2018 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Three-Minute Thesis (3-MT) competition on April 6 was Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, represented by Gabriel Martínez-Gálvez, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 3-MT presentations describe Ph.D. thesis work with one visual element and a […]

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Tags: Gabriel Martínez-Gálvez, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, research education, Stephen Ekker


March 12, 2018

Many choices, many opportunities

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

What do you want to be when you grow up? It is one of the biggest questions in life. And, after 20 years of schooling, students pursuing a biomedical doctorate definitely want to get it right. Most students report their school career resources are lacking. However, at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences a chance to […]

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Tags: basic science, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, research education, virology, William Matchett


March 8, 2018

Research News Roundup-February 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Each month, we publish Mayo Clinic’s Research News Roundup. This article includes brief summaries and links to news releases from the preceding month that discuss some of our latest medical research. It also connects readers to related resources. Read on for recent findings of Mayo Clinic Research: Heart failure more likely for some breast cancer and […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, cardiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, encephalitis, heart failure, kidney stones, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, neurology, research education


October 24, 2017

New program trains scientists in regenerative medicine

By Jon Holten Jon Holten (@jonholten)

Mayo Clinic’s new Regenerative Sciences Training Program — one of the nation’s first doctoral research programs in regenerative sciences —prepares researchers to accelerate the development of cutting-edge diagnostics and therapeutics. “This program will push forward the medical treatments of tomorrow,” says Karen Hedin, Ph.D., director of the Regenerative Sciences Training Program. “We’re trying to give […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, regenerative medicine


June 13, 2017

First In Class

By Deb Anderson Deb Anderson (@debanderson)

FIRST IN CLASS Charting a course for education at Mayo Clinic Fredric B. Meyer, M.D., tacks quickly from one topic to another. The neurosurgeon and avid sailor keeps his bearings by keeping busy. Recently named as the new Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Dr. Meyer has […]

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Tags: education, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education


November 8, 2016

Becoming a Biomedical Scientist

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis (@bobnellis)

“I have to tell you that the sheer intellectual joy of finding out how life works is really cool.”         – the late Susan Lindquist, Ph.D., pioneering genetic scientist This last line from Dr. Lindquist’s obituary in the Sunday New York Times struck me as a timeless statement of enthusiasm and dedication. Dr. Lindquist […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, research education


January 5, 2015

The Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers: Torn by Irresistible Forces

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis (@bobnellis)

Hours of study, lectures to attend, research to complete, labs to monitor, data to analyze, papers to write, new solutions to old problems to noodle on. It’s just another day in the life of a biomedical research student. The to-do list never seems to end. Morning to night, seven days a week.  The path to […]

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Tags: ALS, biomedical research, Jim Maher, Lou Gehrig's disease, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, neurology, regenerative medicine, research education


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