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Aug 29, 2019

Gerstner awards boost research into rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer

By Barbara J. Toman @barbaratoman
Creating tools to identify optimal treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and breast cancer are focuses of the 2019 Gerstner Family Career Development Awards. This year's awardees are Elena Myasoedova, M.D., Ph.D., a rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic's Minnesota campus and Bhavika Patel, M.D., a radiologist at Mayo's Arizona campus. Both researchers seek [...]
Gerstner awards boost research into rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer
Aug 27, 2019

Meet Margot Cousin, Ph.D.: Genetic detective, researcher, member of the A-team

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
When a young boy arrived at Mayo Clinic after repeatedly experiencing infections that caused a fever and a rapid loss of liver function, clinicians turned to genetic testing to find the cause of the illness. Margot Cousin, Ph.D., a translational genomics researcher in the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Translational Omics Program was among [...]
Meet Margot Cousin, Ph.D.: Genetic detective, researcher, member of the A-team
Aug 20, 2019

Genomics and computer science intersect to improve patient care

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Computational genomics is a field that brings high-performance computing resources to drive precision medicine research toward new discoveries. However, when over 50 Mayo Clinic physicians, researchers and students gathered in June to participate in the Computational Genomics Course, the emphasis was on the needs of the patient. The annual week-long intensive [...]
Genomics and computer science intersect to improve patient care
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