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January 9th, 2018

Research News Roundup — December 2017

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

On Advancing the Science, in addition to sharing unique research-related news and information from across Mayo Clinic, we like to make sure you didn’t miss any of the ‘big news’ stories. To make it easy, we round up all our research news releases from the previous month into one post. In December we had a […]

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Tags: HLHS, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Microbiome, personalized medicine, Purna Kashyap, research, Research News Roundup


February 5th, 2017

Researchers identify unique breast microbiome

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has identified evidence of bacteria in breast tissue and found differences between women with and without breast cancer. These research findings were published in the August 3, 2016, issue of Scientific Reports. “Our research found that breast tissue samples obtained in the operating room under sterile conditions contain bacterial […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Amy Degnim, Dr. Nick Chia, Dr. Tina Hieken, Forefront, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Microbiome


May 6th, 2014

Register for Individualizing Medicine 2014 – Don’t miss out

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Make plans now to attend Mayo Clinic’s third annual Individualizing Medicine Conference this fall in Rochester, Minnesota. This is the conference where you can learn about the latest in medical genomics and how it is being translated into medical practice. I always say it’s where doctors learn what their patients are going to be asking them […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, epigenomics, genomics, individualized Medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, Microbiome, pharmacogenomics


October 1st, 2013

Mayo-Illinois Collaborations in Individualized Medicine

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University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise and her administrative team attended Mayo Clinic’s Individualizing Medicine Conference this week and held meetings on ongoing collaborations between the two institutions. The group from Urbana-Champaign included (l-r) Associate Vice Chancellor Jennifer Eardley; Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director of the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo; Vice Chancellor Peter Schiffer; […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Microbiome, Phyllis Wise, UIUC, University of Illinois


January 18th, 2013

Fecal transplants vs. C. diff.

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Nature is touting the first randomized clinical trial to show that fecal transplants are more effective than standard antibiotic treatment against that modern scourge of the gut, Clostridium difficile. The article by Ed Yong on Jan. 16 details the paper by researchers at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands as published in the New England […]

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Tags: c diff, Clostridium difficile, Dr. David Agus, fecal transplant, Jeffrey Drazen, John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic, Microbiome, Paul Stoffels


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