Advancing the Science

Mayo Clinic Medical Science Blog – an eclectic collection of research- and research education-related stories: feature stories, mini news bites, learning opportunities, profiles and more from Mayo Clinic.

Items Tagged ‘radiology’

May 4, 2020

Research News Roundup–April 2020

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Since everyone is staying close to home these days, perhaps you’ve been spending more time on the internet, and have already seen the news. If not, or if you want a recap, read April’s Research News Roundup. This includes brief summaries and links to Mayo Clinic’s research news releases from the past month. Most are […]

View full entry

Tags: birth defects, COVID-19, heart attack, heart disease, maternal and fetal medicine, Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, neurology, opioids, plasma, radiology, Research News Roundup


January 28, 2020

A look into the RAD Labs: Vascular and interventional radiology translational research

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

By Maria Ly, undergraduate public affairs intern Sanjay Misra, M.D., an interventional radiologist, in 2010 launched a lab focused on improving existing therapies and creating new treatments to help patients with renal disease. Funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and Mayo Clinic, the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Translational Research […]

View full entry

Tags: angioplasty, biomedical research, clinical trials, dialysis, kidney disease, medical innovation, nanomedicine, orphan drug, radiology, research, research education, Sanjay Misra


December 3, 2019

Research News Roundup–November 2019

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

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 […]

View full entry

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


October 7, 2019

An Artificial Intelligence Tool to Improve Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes

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

Article by Barbara Toman Only 9% of people with pancreatic cancer live for five years after diagnosis. “That is an abysmally low number, probably the worst in human cancers,” says Michael Wallace, M.D., a digestive disease specialist at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida. “We want to get that rate substantially higher.” Artificial intelligence is […]

View full entry

Tags: artificial intelligence, cancer, cancer prevention, cancer screening, Candice Bolan, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, gastroenterology, genetic counseling, genetic testing, imaging, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


October 2, 2019

Research News Roundup–September 2019

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The Mayo Clinic Research News Roundup includes brief summaries and links to research-related news releases from Mayo Clinic in the past month. It also connects readers to associated resources. Read on for more information from Mayo Clinic Research. Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, Mayo Clinic expert says Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help […]

View full entry

Tags: aging, angioplasty, artificial intelligence, basic science, brain tumor, cancer, cardiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, chemotherapy, clinical trials, collaboration, coronary bypass


September 23, 2019

Meet Mukesh Pandey, Ph.D. – developing a new drug to detect prostate cancer in its earliest stages

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

By Sharon Rosen With a background in organic chemistry, Mukesh Pandey, Ph.D., initially planned to work in the pharmaceutical industry developing medications. But after completing a post-doctoral research fellowship in radiology at Harvard Medical School, he chose to focus his skills on improving imaging technologies to better detect the first signs of disease. Now he is […]

View full entry

Tags: cancer screening, Center for Individualized Medicine, discovery research, imaging, Mukesh Pandey, prostate cancer, radiology, Timothy DeGrado, Val Lowe


May 16, 2019

Brain MRI may be overrated in deciding about valve surgery

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

By Jay Furst Blood clots moving to the brain are a frequent — and dangerous — complication for patients with endocarditis. Endocarditis is an infection of the heart’s inner lining that can damage heart valves and contribute to the formation of blood clots. As many as 80 percent of endocarditis patients who undergo magnetic resonance […]

View full entry

Tags: brain, CT, Daniel DeSimone, endocarditis, Larry Baddour, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, MRI, neurology, radiology, Tia Chakraborty


December 21, 2018

MOG antibody-associated spinal cord inflammation can mimic acute flaccid myelitis

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

Mayo Clinic researchers report that spinal cord inflammation associated with an antibody to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein can mimic acute flaccid myelitis, a rare but serious disease linked to certain viruses that particularly affects children and can result in paralysis. The researchers show that detecting the MOG antibody has important treatment and prognostic implications. The findings […]

View full entry

Tags: acute flaccid myelitis, Divyanshu Dubey, Eoin Flanagan, MOG antibody, neurology, pathology, radiology, transverse myelitis


December 4, 2018

Research News Roundup — November 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

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. How viruses hijack part of your immune system and use it against you An enzyme intended to prevent autoimmune disease can be […]

View full entry

Tags: artificial intelligence, basic science, Bradley Erickson, brain tumor, cancer, Geoffrey Johnson, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, neurology, Nicotine Dependence Center, prostate cancer, radiology, Research News Roundup


July 19, 2018

A clearer picture: new imaging technologies advance diagnosis, individualized care

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

New imaging technologies are advancing diagnosis and individualizing care. Imaging tests – such as a CT scan or MRI – are essential tools that health care providers use to answer complex and challenging questions. Gabriel Krestin, M.D., Ph.D., a radiologist and researcher, is at the forefront of new efforts to apply cutting edge imaging technologies […]

View full entry

Tags: biomarkers, Center for Individualized Medicine, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Kiaran McGee, radiology


Contact Us · Privacy Policy