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January 11th, 2013

National Research Study on Lung Cancer Prevention

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Mayo Clinic in Rochester is a member of the Cancer Prevention Network (CPN) and is participating in a national research study on lung cancer prevention. You may be eligible to participate in this research study if you: are age 45–79 . are a current or former heavy smoker. have never had cancer or have been […]

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Tags: cancer, Cancer Prevention Network, clinical research, clinical trial, clinical trials, Dr. David Midthun, lung, Mayo Clinic research, medical research, myo-inositol, National Cancer Institute, pulmonary

December 22nd, 2011

Mayo Research Teams Highlighted in Science


Science, the general research journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has highlighted three Mayo Clinic research teams in its year-end issue, out today online. The editors chose Mayo’s recently published discovery on ridding the body of scenesent cells and its impact on aging – Baker et al. Nature 2011 […]

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Tags: aging, aging research, biomedical research, cell s, measles, measles virus, medical research, research awards, Science, stem cells, virology

July 10th, 2009

The Public and Science


We’ve lived through the “Generation Gap” and the “Missile Gap” (which wasn’t real). Now many think we are in what could be called the “Science Gap.” A spanking new study by the Pew Research Center and AAAS shows Americans understand less about current science (only about half know that stem cells differentiate into other kinds of […]

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Tags: public opinion, Science, science education

July 2nd, 2009

Mayo Researcher's Comment in Nature


Much has been written about the new NIH draft guidelines for stem cell research — including a special section in Science this week and a perspective by Majumder and Cohen, ethicists from Baylor and Georgetown, respectively.  Nature recently editorialized in its piece “Stem Cell Clarity.”  In this week’s Nature Mayo Clinic bioethicist and researcher Jennifer […]

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Tags: bioethics, ESC, Mayo Clinic, Nature, NIH, Science, stem cells

May 13th, 2009

Mayo Investigators Lend Perspective to Science


Mayo neuroscience researchers, Todd Golde, M.D. and Thomas Kukar, Ph.D., are authors of a Perspective article in Science this month. The review piece —  “Avoiding Unintended Toxicity” – examines drugs that inhibit one type of y-secretase, a protease that may help in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Interest has increased in these drugs because they […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's, Mayo Clinic, Science, Thomas Kumar, Todd Golde

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