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


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: Joy Wolfram, medical research education, research education


April 9, 2018

Sara Busatto – A different kind of Florida visitor

By 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: Joy Wolfram, nanomedicine, research education


March 8, 2018

Research News Roundup–February 2018

By 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: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, research education, Research News Roundup, Rochester Epidemiology Project


November 8, 2016

Becoming a Biomedical Scientist

By bobnellis 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 bobnellis 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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