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Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Gene that Pushes Normal Pancreas Cells to Change Shape, a Key Step to Cancer Development

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A research team led by investigators from Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, and the University of Oslo, Norway, have identified a molecule that pushes normal pancreatic cells to transform their shape, laying the groundwork for development of pancreatic cancer — one of the most difficult tumors [...]

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Molecule that Provides Cellular Energy Found Key to Aggressive Thyroid Cancer

Molecule that Provides Cellular Energy Found Key to Aggressive Thyroid Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Cancer researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, have identified a molecule they say is important to survival of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) — a lethal tumor with no effective therapies. The molecule also seems to play a role in a wide range of cancers. In [...]

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Precision Medicine in Action: Genomic Test Helps Solve Medical Mystery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Precision medicine is getting a jump-start from a new national initiative announced in President Obama's State of the Union message. One Georgia family has already experienced its benefits: genomic testing called whole exome sequencing helped Mayo Clinic neurologist Zbigniew Wszolek, M.D., solve a medical mystery that had [...]

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Mayo Clinic Receives $5.75 Million Gift for Lewy Body Dementia Research

Mayo Clinic Receives $5.75 Million Gift for Lewy Body Dementia Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has received a $5.75 million gift from the Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to advance the study of Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in mental and physical abilities. The new Mayo [...]

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Dickson: Lewy Body Dementia Gift - Related Sleep Disorder (:19)

Dennis Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Dorothy and Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Lewy Body Dementia Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in mental and physical abilities.

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Dickson: Lewy Body Dementia Gift - The Manguarian Gift (:35)

Dennis Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Dorothy and Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Lewy Body Dementia Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in mental and physical abilities.

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Dickson: Lewy Body Dementia Gift - About the Disease (:44)

Dennis Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Dorothy and Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Lewy Body Dementia Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in mental and physical abilities.

Created by Jason Pratt

Whole Exome Sequencing - Labeled B-Roll Shots (3:20)

Linda Bennett speaks about her son Dustin Bennett, who is sitting next to her. A new genomic technology called whole exome sequencing was used to finally give her son Dustin a diagnosis — episodic ataxia type 1. This clip goes with news release "Genomic Test Plays Key Role in Diagnosis [...]

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