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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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