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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.

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March 6, 2019

Online training demystifies research and catalyzes productivity

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

Mayo Clinic has a deep well of potential research talent. At last count, Mayo Clinic employed more than 3,800 full-time research personnel, including 234 full-time science faculty and 740 physicians actively involved in research.  These numbers barely scratch the surface when it comes to the depth and breadth of Mayo Clinic’s research pool. In addition, […]

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Tags: Amy Oxentenko, cardiovascular medicine, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, David Warner, Department of Internal Medicine, ECaTS, FunCaTS, Gabrielle Anderson, Garrett Schramm, Heidi Felix, Kara Mangold, Lee Skrupky


March 5, 2019

Students trade backpacks for beakers

By Saloni Nayar saloni

Snow and icy road conditions could not stop more than 125 high school students from gaining hands-on experience in Mayo Clinic’s research laboratories. On Feb. 26, sophomores through seniors from nearly 25 southeast Minnesota high schools took part in the 18th biennial Celebration of Research. Students donned lab coats and gloves and participated in tours, […]

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Tags: Celebration of Research, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Jim Maher, Liewei Wang, medical research, Peter Amadio, research education, STEM


February 22, 2019

Students swap backpacks for lab coats at upcoming ‘Celebration of Research’

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Rochester, Minnesota, area high school students will meet Mayo Clinic researchers and tour their laboratories at the upcoming 18th biennial Celebration of Research. The daylong conference on Tuesday, Feb. 26, enables students in grades 10–12 to learn about biomedical science and research careers. “We are excited to welcome students from our Minnesota communities, so they […]

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Tags: Jim Maher, research, research education, zebrafish


January 29, 2019

The Newbies Weigh In – Women in cardiology

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic’s mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds and creating an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. The women featured in these profiles represent a […]

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Tags: cardiology, diversity, health disparities, LaPrincess Brewer, Marysia Tweet, medical research, medical research education, Rekha Mankad, research education, Shannon Dunlay, women's health


November 20, 2018

Addressing disparities in care, to the very end of life

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Not everyone in the United States speaks English as their first language. In fact, in 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau found that one of every five residents speaks another language at home. Unfortunately, this fact leads to another – for people with limited English proficiency, disparities are common in health care. The Agency for Healthcare […]

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Tags: Amelia Barwise, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, health disparities, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, research education


November 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic, UMN and Hennepin Healthcare collaborating to train the next generation

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

By Martha Coventry, Senior Editor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health Program will train the next generation of researchers to work with clinicians, administrators, and patients in health care settings. A new collaboration among three of Minnesota’s most important health research, education, and care delivery organizations — University of Minnesota School of Public Health, […]

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Tags: AHRQ, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Nilay Shah, PCORI, research education


August 1, 2018

Mentorship program makes research aspirations a reality

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

Mrinal Patnaik, M.B.B.S., is a physician in the Department of Hematology at Mayo Clinic with a keen interest in the clinical management of blood cancers. In recent years, however, Dr. Patnaik realized he wanted to develop a deeper understanding of the disease biology of these cancers and the ways that precision genomics could be used […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Individualized Medicine, education, epigenetics, genomics, hematology, Mrinal Patnaik, research education


June 14, 2018

Bridging the gap: Introducing the health care of tomorrow

By Jennifer Schutz jenniferschutz

Forward-thinking leadership, unparalleled expertise and a commitment to solving unmet patient needs allow Mayo Clinic to bridge the gap between the delivery of traditional health care today and the rapid advancement of revolutionary care in the near future. Increasing Translational Capabilities Traditionally, it could take years for physician-scientists to develop the essential expertise to create […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, regenerative medicine, research education, stem cells


May 22, 2018

3-Minute Champion

By 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


April 24, 2018

Why mentor? One researcher’s story

By 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


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