Items Tagged ‘Research’

June 12, 2020

Mayo Clinic launches neutralizing antibody test to advance COVID-19 therapies

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

By Ginger Plumbo A new COVID-19 antibody test developed by researchers in Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory explores whether people gain immunity after being infected, and can fight off the novel virus if it comes back.  The new SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody test supports the national Expanded Access Program for Convalescent Plasma and […]

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Tags: covid-19, Research


June 8, 2020

Unanswered Questions Drive Convalescent Plasma Research

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Sara Tiner On Saturday, March 14, in southwest Wisconsin, a woman was working in her yard, raking and clearing the first spring weeds. She coughed a bit during the day, and felt some achiness in her lower back, some fatigue. It was in the high 30s that day, but she was warm when she […]

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Tags: covid-19, Research


June 1, 2020

Seeing cancer, but not through a microscope

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Marla Broadfoot, Ph.D. / Discovery’s Edge Toward the end of the 19th century, a French doctor named Ernest Besnier coined the term “biopsy,” combining the Greek bios (life) and opsis (a sight). In the decades since, clinicians have performed countless biopsies on suspected cancer patients, all to catch a glimpse of cells on the […]

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Tags: cancer, Cancer Research, Genetics, Research


April 27, 2020

Noninvasive test may help some patients with melanoma avoid lymph node biopsy

By Jay Furst Jay Furst (@jayfurst)

A Mayo Clinic-led research team has developed a test for patients who have melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, that shows whether they’re at risk of the cancer spreading to other areas of the body. The research, described in the journal JCO Precision Oncology, could allow some patients at low risk of metastasis […]

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Tags: cancer, Melanoma, Research


March 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic working to mitigate impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Mayo Clinic News Network In response to the progression of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Mayo Clinic is committed to helping you stay informed. Here are some of the ways our researchers, physicians and staff are working relentlessly to mitigate the impacts of this pandemic, and steps you and your family can take to stay healthy. Mayo […]

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Tags: covid-19, Research


March 10, 2020

How pharmacogenomics can improve the lives of persons living with HIV

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Jessica Fenske Life with HIV typically means using any number of medications to control the virus. But not all medications are the same or act the same way in different people. Mayo researchers are zeroing in on a new test to help patients fine-tune their treatments. While there is no cure for HIV, there […]

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Tags: pharmacogenomics, Research


March 5, 2020

Rise in kidney cancer spurs Mayo researcher’s urgency to improve patient outcomes

By Barbara J. Toman Barbara J. Toman (@barbaratoman)

As a trainee oncologist, Thai Ho, M.D., Ph.D., was struck by the number of people he saw at a veterans’ hospital with kidney cancer. “It’s one of the cancers that disproportionately affects military personnel, possibly due to environmental exposures,” he says. The results can be devastating. “On average, patients with kidney cancer lose 12 years […]

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Tags: cancer, Cancer Research, Epigenetic research, Epigenomics, kidney cancer, Research


January 14, 2019

Using brain organoids to uncover causes of neuropsychiatric disorders

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

Mayo Clinic and Yale University collaborated in a study published in Science to create a new model for studying neuropsychiatric disorders in early human brain development. This unique collaboration brought together Mayo Clinic’s team-based, patient-centered research with Yale researchers to discover and analyze the genetic mechanisms that may cause these disorders. The Mayo Clinic team, […]

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Tags: Alexej Abyzov, autism, brain organoids, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, neuropsychiatric disorders, Ph.D., Research, Yale University


November 7, 2017

Twenty-first century precision medicine cancer care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

As genomic sequencing has become faster and less expensive, physicians have used this new technology to guide and manage care for patients with cancer. Genomic testing, also known as genomic profiling, was initially used for patients with advanced cancer when standard therapy failed. The goal of the testing was to identify unique genetic characteristics of […]

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Tags: #cancer treatment, #Dr. Mitesh Borad, #genetic panel tests, #Genomic profiling, #targeted therapies, #tissue biopsy, #tumor sequencing, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Patricia LoRusso, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


May 20, 2014

New Research From CIM: Acetaminophen and NAPQI are Toxic to Auditory Cells

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

  Recently publication from the Epigenomics Program, the team from the Center for Individualized Medicine looked into the relationship between Acetaminophen and NAQI ototoxic agents. Pain relievers containing N-acetyl-para-aminophenol, also called APAP, acetaminophen or paracetamol, in combination with opioid narcotics are top-selling pharmaceuticals in the U.S. Individuals who abuse these drugs for as little as […]

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Tags: Acetaminophen, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, journal, personal genomics, personalized medicine, predictive medicine


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