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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.

Items Tagged ‘spinal cord injury’

July 11, 2019

Meet Peter Grahn, Ph.D. — “I’ve never heard no”

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

In 2010 Peter Grahn, Ph.D., attended an annual research symposium in Minneapolis hosted by the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund. Among the leading spinal cord injury researchers speaking was Mayo Clinic neurologist Anthony Windebank, M.D., the Judith and Jean Pape Adams Charitable Foundation Professor in Neuroscience, who discussed his laboratory’s research. Dr. Grahn, then a college […]

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Tags: Anthony Windebank, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, neurosurgery, Peter Grahn, spinal cord injury


June 13, 2019

How spinal stimulation research is working to restore function after paralysis

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

Mayo Clinic has challenged its researchers to transform the practice of medicine with research that leverages multidisciplinary expertise, technology and therapeutic advances to address unmet clinical needs. This story describes how one team has risen to the challenge, elevated the level of teamwork across disciplines and achieved novel results using spinal stimulation to enable function […]

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Tags: clinical trials, Jered Chinnock, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, Megan Gill, neurology, neurosurgery, Peter Grahn, physical therapy, rehabilitation, spinal cord injury


November 16, 2017

What the heck is a nomogram? And other medical research questions answered.

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery focuses on the science of best practice. Best practice in health care, that is. Across the center, researchers work together with the medical practice to find ways to improve health, and the ways people (patients, caregivers, providers) experience […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Brittany Murphy, cancer, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, hernia, Judy Boughey, knowledge synthesis, minimally invasive surgery, neurology, spinal cord injury, surgery, surgical outcomes


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