Mayo Clinic News Releases

Mar 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic researchers identify interaction among proteins that cause cancer cells to metastasize

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
ROCHESTER Minn. – Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an interaction among proteins that allows cancer cells to grow and metastasize. They say the discovery may play a role in developing a better understanding of how tumors grow in a variety of malignancies, including breast, prostate, pancreatic, colon, lung and [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers identify interaction among proteins that cause cancer cells to metastasize
Feb 23, 2017

Mayo Clinic investing $65 million in Mankato hospital to better serve surgical patients

By Micah Dorfner @micahdorfner
MANKATO, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System today announced plans for a $65 million hospital surgical suite expansion in Mankato. Construction is expected to begin later this year. “Mayo Clinic is committed to the needs of patients in Mankato and the surrounding communities we serve,” says James Hebl, M.D., vice [...]
Mayo Clinic investing $65 million in Mankato hospital to better serve surgical patients
Feb 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic to host public cancer education symposium in Orlando

By Paul Scotti @pscotti
ORLANDO, Fla. — Mayo Clinic Cancer Center will host “Capture the Moment,” a free public cancer education symposium at the Ritz-Carlton at Orlando Grande Lakes, Florida, on March 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT. This is the second consecutive year that Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has hosted this [...]
Mayo Clinic to host public cancer education symposium in Orlando
Jan 16, 2017

Famed Mount Everest climber named 2017 Hickman Lectureship speaker

By Kelly Reller @kellyreller
Photo courtesy of Lou Kasischke ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine has announced mountaineer Lou Kasischke as the speaker for the third J. Richard Hickman Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Lectureship. The 2017 lectureship will take place on Feb. 3 at 12:00 p.m. CST in [...]
Famed Mount Everest climber named 2017 Hickman Lectureship speaker
Dec 15, 2016

Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to offer lymphoma genomic diagnostic test for patients

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic has created a genetic test to help guide diagnosis and treatment of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The Lymph2Cx test helps determine where the lymphoma started, assigning “cell-of-origin” groups using a 20-gene expression-based assay. It is the first [...]
Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to offer lymphoma genomic diagnostic test for patients
Sep 22, 2016

American Society of Human Genetics and Mayo Clinic launch educational collaboration

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
BETHESDA, Md., and ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) announced today a formal collaboration under which the two organizations will facilitate the use of genomics in medicine through the education of health professionals. “Genetics and genomics are evolving [...]
American Society of Human Genetics and Mayo Clinic launch educational collaboration
Sep 7, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center participates in NCI-MATCH clinical trial

By Joe Dangor @joedangor
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has announced it is participating in the National Cancer Institute’s Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice clinical trial, also known as NCI-MATCH or study EAY131. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center with locations in Rochester, Minnesota, Phoenix, [...]
The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center participates in NCI-MATCH clinical trial
Jun 13, 2016

New SW Region VP for Mayo Clinic Health System

By Micah Dorfner @micahdorfner
ROCHESTER, Minn. — James R. Hebl, M.D., has been named regional vice president, Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota Region. Dr. Hebl will be the physician leader for Mayo Clinic’s community practice in Southwest Minnesota, a region that includes six hospitals and 22 clinics. He succeeds Greg Kutcher, M.D., who [...]
New SW Region VP for Mayo Clinic Health System
May 26, 2016

Mayo Clinic to be Home of National Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program Biobank

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic will be awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program biobank. The biobank will hold a research repository of biologic samples, known as biospecimens, for this longitudinal program [...]
Mayo Clinic to be Home of National Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program Biobank
May 13, 2016

Mayo Clinic Joins the National Microbiome Initiative

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine joined the National Microbiome Initiative sponsored by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). More than 100 institutions committed to advance microbiome research in areas such as health care, food safety and security, environmental protection, and bioenergy [...]
Mayo Clinic Joins the National Microbiome Initiative
May 12, 2016

Mayo Clinic Endocrinologist Honored for Obesity Research

By Bob Nellis @bobnellis
ROCHESTER, Minn. – The World Obesity Federation, representing scientific and medical obesity research globally, has named Michael Jensen, M.D., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist and obesity researcher, as the winner of its 2016 clinical research award. Dr. Jensen, who is internationally regarded for his research into how the body metabolizes food [...]
Mayo Clinic Endocrinologist Honored for Obesity Research
Feb 24, 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Give Special Presentation at Mayo Clinic

By Kelley Luckstein @KelleyLuckstein
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic will host His Holiness the Dalai Lama for a special presentation for Mayo Clinic staff on Monday, Feb. 29. WHO: John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic, will introduce His Holiness the Dalai Lama. WHAT: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will discuss the topic, [...]
His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Give Special Presentation at Mayo Clinic