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October 2nd, 2013

Tweeting on Individualized Medicine


Perhaps it was the topic – translating individualized medicine and what it means for medicine. Maybe it was the positive mood of the conference attendees here in Rochester. Whatever it was, it seemed to infect the noon Twitter chat held by Mayo’s External Relations group…along with the Personalized Medicine Coalition in Washington, and hosted by […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, conference, Dr. Richard Besser, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, personalized medicine, Twitter

February 4th, 2011

Social Media and the Speed of Science


Access to scientific literature has had its ups and downs. As a student during the Cold War, I recall the difficulty some Europeans had in obtaining the latest journals, often waiting months — or opting to receive the literature through “alternative channels.” Some findings were also “shielded” from Western eyes by limited circulation or simply […]

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Tags: peer review, science blogs, Social Media, Twitter

July 27th, 2010

Mayo Launches Social Media Center


I can’t let this one go by as it also will advance Mayo’s communication of its medical research. My friend and colleague Lee Aase, now dubbed the social media “evangelist” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, has scored in the establishment of Mayo’s Center for Social Media. The details are in the news release, but the […]

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Tags: Blogging, Lee Aase, Mayo Clinic, Social Media, Twitter

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