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There are upwards of 7,000 geriatricians in the United States, only a handful are prepared to do geroscience.

“Trained geroscientists are urgently needed to facilitate clinical trials that target fundamental aging mechanisms,” says  more

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For Alaa Koleilat, pursuing a doctorate is a tale of two mentors with a few tails thrown in for good measure. With the help of her advisers, and tanks full of zebrafish, she’s taking on hearing loss and finding solutions across the research continuum.

“I love it,” says Koleilat, a student more

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Clinical trials bridge the gap between research and patient care — they help a medical discovery become a therapy. The clinical trial journey is long and complicated, with many steps along the way. It can be challenging to describe this process to patients and research volunteers, or to more

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Mayo Clinic Ventures commercializes Mayo Clinic discoveries to benefit patients around the world while generating revenue to support clinical practice, research and education.

"We take the innovation and discoveries from the Research, Education and Practice shields, and help translate more

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Alaa Koeilat is working on her Ph.D. at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, but she’s already a medical device inventor with a patent under her belt.  She credits the supportive environment at Mayo for giving her the tools and support she needed to dive into research.

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Clinical trials bridge the gap between research and patient care and help a medical discovery become a therapy. The clinical trial journey is long and complicated, with many steps along the way, and it can be challenging to describe this process to patients and research volunteers, or to more

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Every day is different for Beth Postier, a nurse in Mayo's Clinical Research and Trials Unit at Mayo Clinic. more

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Some look like the kind of flash cards a parent or teacher might use to help children learn basic grade school academics. Others look like simple brochures. Still others are visually inviting websites. What these roughly 15 conversation tools from the Mayo Clinic’s Knowledge, Evaluation and more

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Mobile apps are popular sources of fast and easily digested consumer health information. But can they actually help in measurable ways to make you more healthy?

According to a pilot study by Mayo Clinic  more

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Mayo Clinic has a long history of encouraging its clinicians to pursue research. This is because some of the most critical advances in medicine happen when clinicians see something in a patient they’ve never seen before and set out to find the answers.

But the question often arises: How more

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“Physicians and researchers often have new ideas for medical devices, drugs, biologics, or other products that they want to deliver to patients, but they don’t know how to bring those discoveries to life,” says Jeff Anderson, Ph.D.,  more

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Mayo Clinic has a deep well of potential research talent. At last count, Mayo Clinic employed more than 3,800 full-time research personnel, including 234 full-time more

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Rochester, Minnesota, area high school students met Mayo Clinic researchers and toured their laboratories at the  18th biennial Celebration of Research. The daylong conference on Tuesday, Feb. 26, enabled students in grades 10–12 to learn about biomedical science and research careers, including more

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“It is our responsibility to make sure that that we get safe and ethical products to our patients,” says Zubin Master, Ph.D., an associate consultant in the Biomedical more

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There’s no getting around it: being a patient is hard work. And it gets even harder for patients living with multiple chronic conditions.This “work” is made of up all the responsibilities and tasks doctors ask patients to take on in order to access and use health care and in order to more

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In her quest to remedy health disparities, —comparatively poor outcomes for certain populations with certain conditions— graduate student Margaret Akinhanmi learned a disturbing fact: People of African descent with bipolar disorder are often misdiagnosed with schizophrenia.

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Nine teams of Mayo Clinic employees pitched their ideas for health care innovations at the second annual Alligator Tank competition at the Mayo Clinic Florida campus on November 14, 2018.  Each team was given 120 seconds to more

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The challenge of surviving the first year of medical school took on unusual urgency for students at the University of Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria struck the island in September 2017. However, under adverse conditions, many students not only survived but thrived. And they’re more driven than more

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Concerned by health disparities in African-American communities, Mayo Clinic cardiologist LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., developed a program that partners with local churches to foster healthy lifestyle choices and improve heart health.

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Recently, a team led by Amelia Barwise, M.B.B.Ch., a pulmonary and critical care researcher at Mayo Clinic examined end-of-life decision making in the intensive care unit. Dr. Barwise is also a pre-doctoral (Ph.D.) student in the Clinical and Translational Science Track of the Mayo Clinic more

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With the help of a local preschool Mayo Clinic researchers may have found a way to slow the spread of the seasonal flu, according to a new study in the journal PLOS One.

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Katrina Croghan is clinical research coordinator for Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, assigned to the division of  more

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Graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’ Ph.D. program in Clinical and more

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In October 2017, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) renewed Mayo Clinic’s Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences—an award totaling $48.8 million over five more

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