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Researchers develop strategy to combat genetic ALS, FTD

Potential biomarker discovered to monitor disease progression, therapy JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A team of researchers at Mayo Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute in Florida have developed a new therapeutic strategy to combat the most common genetic risk factor for the neurodegenerative disorders amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s [...]

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Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees Names Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Mayo Clinic’s Campus in Jacksonville, Florida

Board Also Recognizes Four Recipients of Mayo Clinic Named Professorships JACKSONVILLE, Fla., and ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic vice president and chief executive officer of Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Farrugia succeeds William Rupp, M.D., who will [...]

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First in Florida to Receive National Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic’s stroke center in Jacksonville is the first center in Florida to receive national Comprehensive Stroke Center certification, joining an elite group of centers throughout the United States that are focused on providing advanced and complex stroke care.   http://youtu.be/w520jIc54DM   Centers that achieve this distinction [...]

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Mayo Clinic in Florida Recognized for High-Quality, Cost-Effective Transplant Care

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville has been recognized as one of the first facilities in the nation to receive the Blue Distinction Centers+SM designation in the area of transplant care. Awarded through Florida Blue as part of a national program from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, the [...]

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Bacardi's Gift to Significantly Advance Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Imagine a future in which a new lung is grown for a patient in need, using the patient’s own cellular material, or a day when an injection of replacement cells will enable a patient to self-heal damage in the brain, nerves or other tissues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUZljTlvGCY   Regenerative [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Reveal Treasure Trove of Genes Key to Kidney Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida. Eight of these genes had [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Gene in Brain Linked to Kidney Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A gene known to control brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer, researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida are reporting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ_8vv97wIA Their study, published in Cancer Research, reveals that the gene NPTX2, plays an [...]

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Endoscope with an Oxygen Sensor Detects Pancreatic Cancer, Providing Hope for Earlier Detection, Mayo Clinic Says

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLz4lUkPs28 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — June 6, 2014 — An optical blood oxygen sensor attached to an endoscope is able to identify pancreatic cancer in patients via a simple endoscopic procedure, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. The study, published in GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, shows that the device, which acts [...]

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