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Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify First Steps in Formation of Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville say they have identified first steps in the origin of pancreatic cancer and that their findings suggest preventive strategies to explore. In an online issue of Cancer Discovery, the scientists described the molecular steps necessary for acinar cells in the [...]

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Multi-Million-Dollar Grants for Research in Dementia Striking Younger People Projects will help advance research through collaborations and development of novel strategies for frontotemporal dementia Rochester, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has been awarded two grants for large, five-year projects on frontotemporal dementia (FTD), characterized by degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. While rare, it may strike [...]

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Mayo Clinic Receives $6 Million for ALS, FTD Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the U.S. Department of Defense have awarded researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville approximately $6 million in two grants to further their studies aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from either amyotrophic [...]

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Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice is underway at Mayo Clinic. The conference is scheduled for Oct. 6–8, with optional workshops and sessions before and after the conference. Presentations will cover a wide range of topics, including cardiovascular disease, the role of genomics in the pharmacy, insurance and [...]

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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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Estudo mundial demonstra a precisão de análises genética

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida, — Os médicos anteveem um futuro em que os dados do genoma de pacientes são bastante usados para gerir sua saúde — mas os especialistas questionam a precisão e a confiabilidade dessas análises. Agora, estudo realizado por 150 pesquisadores, em 12 países, verifica que há consistência e similares [...]

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Estudio mundial demuestra la precisión de los análisis genéticos

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, — Médicos visualizan un futuro en el que los datos genómicos de los pacientes sean fuertemente utilizados para conducir la atención y cuidados de los enfermos. Pero los expertos han cuestionado la exactitud y fiabilidad de estos análisis. Ahora, un estudio realizado por 150 investigadores, en 12 países, [...]

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