Items tagged as "Minnesota"
Media: Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Discuss New Epilepsy Therapy People with epilepsy may have a new high-tech way to manage hard-to-control seizures. A new implantable medical device that delivers responsive neurostimulation has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The technology is designed to detect abnormal [...]Created by Dana Sparks
The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics is announcing four research projects selected for funding from the 2013 Discovery Transformation Grant Program. Together, the selected researchers were awarded a total of $2 million to support their work in diabetes research. Minnesota Partnership funding comes from money appropriated by the Minnesota [...]Created by Dana Sparks
The 24th US News & World Report annual America’s Best Hospitals list released today reveals Mayo Clinic earned the No. 3 overall spot on the “Best Hospitals” list. Mayo ranked No. 1 in the nation in five clinical areas — gynecology, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, nephrology and pulmonology. Mayo is [...]Created by Dana Sparks
In an audio news briefing today, Mayo Clinic and Rochester officials gave an overview on Destination Medical Center, a $5 billion economic development initiative to secure Minnesota's status as a global medical destination center now and in the future. Current projected benefits to Minnesota from Mayo Clinic and related DMC expansion over [...]Created by Dana Sparks
Mayo Clinic is announcing Destination Medical Center (DMC), a $5 billion economic development initiative to secure Minnesota’s status as a global medical destination center now and in the future. The goal of DMC is to ensure that Minnesota and Mayo Clinic are destinations for medical care in the coming decades. This [...]Created by Dana Sparks
An international team, including researchers from MayoClinic, has discovered a gene so powerful it nearly triples the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most potent genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s identified in the past 20 years. Mayo Clinic researcher Rosa Rademakers, Ph.D., says, “The variant found in our study identifies a fascinating new Alzheimer’s [...]Created by Dana Sparks