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Jan 6, 2020

"I Just Didn't Understand": On a Mission to Cure ALS

By Barbara J. Toman @barbaratoman
For Veronique Belzil, Ph.D., the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is personal. In 2000, while working as a psychologist in Canada, she watched her husband's uncle succumb to the disease. "The progression was so fast and his condition was so sad," she says. "I just didn't understand how this [...]
Dec 30, 2019

In Florida, a powerhouse of cancer research

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Sara Nick The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, which spans Mayo Clinic's Arizona, Florida and Minnesota locations, has 10 distinct research programs funded by the National Cancer Institute that are centered on broad areas such as immunology and gene therapy, or specific tumor types such as brain and gastrointestinal. Each research topic is treated with a multidisciplinary approach that ties [...]
In Florida, a powerhouse of cancer research
Dec 23, 2019

Meet Eric Matey, Pharm.D., R.Ph.: moving drug-gene testing into clinical care

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
If you’ve picked up a prescription from your local pharmacy, you may have spoken with a pharmacist about how and when to take a medication or its potential side effects. At Mayo Clinic, pharmacists perform these same tasks, but their role extends much further by helping move genomics discoveries into [...]
Meet Eric Matey, Pharm.D., R.Ph.: moving drug-gene testing into clinical care
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