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
“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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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