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Clifford Hudis, M.D., to Anchor Mayo Clinic Genomics Conference

ASCO immediate past president and Breast Cancer Research Foundation Scientific Committee Chair to offer keynote address at Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Mayo Clinic announced today that Clifford Hudis, M.D., immediate past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), will deliver the keynote address [...]

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Mayo Researchers Reveal Pathway that Contributes to Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Jacksonville’s campus of Mayo Clinic have discovered a defect in a key cell-signaling pathway they say contributes to both overproduction of toxic protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients as well as loss of communication between neurons — both significant contributors to this type [...]

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Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine Forms Collaboration with National University Ireland Galway

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine and colleagues at the National University Ireland Galway have signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) to pave the way for joint clinical trials using regenerative therapies. The MOU follows years of close collaboration with NUI Galway’s Regenerative Medicine Institute [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Opens Door for Early Screening Tools for Parkinson’s Disease

PHOENIX — A smell test could someday be one of the tools to screen for people at risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It develops gradually, sometimes starting with a barely [...]

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Worldwide Study Demonstrates Accuracy of Genetic Analyses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Physicians envision a future in which genomic data from patients is heavily used to manage care — but experts have questioned the accuracy and reliability of these analyses. Now, a study by 150 researchers in 12 countries finds real strength and agreement across RNA genomic sequencing techniques [...]

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Dallas-based Methodist Health System Newest Member of Mayo Clinic Care Network

DALLAS — Mayo Clinic and Methodist Health System (Methodist) officials announced today that Methodist has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Methodist, one of North Texas’ oldest nonprofit health systems, was selected following a comprehensive evaluation that ranged from its clinical and business practices to quality, safety and service efforts [...]

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