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Mayo Clinic named to Fortune?s ?100 Best Companies to Work For? list

Thursday, March 09, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Fortune named Mayo Clinic to its 2017 list of the ?100 Best Companies to Work For,? ranking it No. 84. Mayo was No. 86 in 2016. This is Mayo?s 14th consecutive year on the list, which recognizes companies that rate highly with staff. ?Each staff member makes Mayo Clinic a great place [...]

Mayo Clinic researchers identify therapy that shrinks tumors in patients with multiple myeloma

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

PHOENIX ? Mayo Clinic researchers have found that an experimental drug, LCL161, stimulates the immune system, leading to tumor shrinkage in patients affected by multiple myeloma. The findings are published in Nature Medicine. Multiple myeloma?is a blood cancer that affects plasma cells ? white blood cells that normally produce antibodies to fight infection. Rather than [...]

Mayo Clinic board recognizes retiring members, elects new members

Friday, February 17, 2017

PHOENIX ? The Mayo Clinic board of trustees recognized three retiring members as emeritus trustees, elected and announced new members and re-elected members at its board meeting today. ?The expertise and perspectives our board of trustees bring to Mayo Clinic is invaluable as we look to the future and build on the unparalleled experience for [...]

Researchers identify new process to raise natural armies of cancer-targeting T lymphocytes outside the body

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

PHOENIX ? Mayo Clinic and University of Washington researchers have discovered a new culture method that unlocks the natural fighter function of immune T-cells when they are passing through the bloodstream. This allows T-cell armies to be raised directly from blood that naturally recognize and target proteins that are present on most human cancers. The [...]

Mayo Clinic researchers find association between therapy for autoimmune disease and bone marrow disorders

Thursday, February 02, 2017

PHOENIX ? Mayo Clinic researchers have found that azathioprine, a drug commonly used to treat autoimmune disease, may increase the risk of myeloid neoplasms. Myeloid neoplasms include a spectrum of potentially life-threatening bone marrow disorders, such as myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia. The results are published in JAMA Oncology. Researchers analyzed more than 40,000 [...]

Mayo Clinic researchers find mental activities may protect against mild cognitive impairment

Monday, January 30, 2017

PHOENIX ? Mayo Clinic researchers have found that engaging in mentally stimulating activities, even late in life, may protect against new-onset mild cognitive impairment, which is the intermediate stage between normal cognitive aging and dementia. The study found that cognitively normal people 70 or older who engaged in computer use, craft activities, social activities and [...]

Assessment of comatose patients through telemedicine efforts shown to be reliable

Thursday, January 26, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Reliable assessment of comatose patients in intensive care units is critical to the patients? care. Providers must recognize clinical status changes quickly to undertake proper interventions. But does the provider need to be in the same room as the patient, or can robotic telemedicine be used successfully to complete the assessment? According [...]

Mayo Clinic researchers identify cancer-fighting drugs that help morbidly obese mice to lose weight

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

PHOENIX ? Scientific investigations sometimes result in serendipitous discoveries which shift the investigations from one focus to another. In the case of researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, studies addressing obesity?s impact on cancer treatment resulted in an unexpected discovery that shifted the focus from cancer to obesity.?The investigators observed that two common cancer-fighting drugs [...]

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care: Health Care Payment Reform Summit

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

WHAT:?Twenty-five of the nation?s top thought leaders are gathering Jan. 13-14 at the Westin Hotel in downtown Phoenix to determine emerging topics in health care payment reform and produce a definitive summary of their recommendations to offer to policymakers. Immediately following the summit, several participants will be available to speak with members of the media. [...]

Post-op complication measurements differ, Mayo Clinic study finds

Thursday, December 22, 2016

PHOENIX ? How do medical professionals determine whether or not a patient has experienced a post-operative complication? A team of Mayo Clinic physicians and researchers has published results of a three-year study examining mechanisms for measuring and reporting postoperative infection complications. The study analyzed patient admissions between 2012 and 2014 at the four teaching hospitals [...]

Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to offer lymphoma genomic diagnostic test for patients

Thursday, December 15, 2016

PHOENIX ? Mayo Clinic has created a genetic test to help guide diagnosis and treatment of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin?s lymphoma. The Lymph2Cx test helps determine where the lymphoma started, assigning ?cell-of-origin? groups using a 20-gene expression-based assay. It is the first test to go into the [...]

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Arizona joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

SHOW LOW, Ariz. ? Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center and Mayo Clinic announced today that Summit Healthcare has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a growing network of organizations committed to working together in the best interests of their patients. Summit Healthcare remains independent, but as a member of the network, it has access to [...]

Demystifying epilepsy and increasing awareness

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

November is?National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Epilepsy, also known as a seizure disorder,?is a neurological condition affecting?the nervous system.?Epileptic seizures are caused by disturbances in the electrical activity of the brain. These seizures may be related to a brain injury or a family tendency, but most of the time the cause is unknown.?In fact, in two-thirds [...]

Mayo establishes High Altitude and Harsh Environments Medical Clinic

Friday, November 18, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ? Mayo Clinic is seeing patients with concerns about traveling to high altitudes at the recently established High Altitude and Harsh Environments Medical Clinic. ?The intent is to serve our patients who either for business or leisure need to travel to high-altitude environments,? explains Jan Stepanek, M.D., who is chair, Division of Preventive, [...]

Next-generation biomaterial being developed to treat bleeding

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

PHOENIX ? Researchers at Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing a biomaterial that has potential to protect patients at high risk for bleeding in surgery. The Nov. 16 cover article, ?An Injectable Shear-Thinning Biomaterial for Endovascular Embolization,? in the journal Science Translational Medicine reports on a universal shear-thinning [...]

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University announce new Alliance for Health Care

Friday, October 21, 2016

TEMPE, Arizona, and PHOENIX ? Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University have announced the launch of a comprehensive new model for health care education and research: the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care. The goal of the alliance is to innovate health care delivery to improve patient care, accelerate cutting-edge research [...]

Mayo Clinic experts available to discuss golf injuries, yips and more

Monday, October 03, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Ryder Cup may be over, but maybe you’re revved up to get on the greens for  some fall golf. You wouldn’t be alone. According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 24 million Americans love to hit the links. And Mayo Clinic has experts who can address some of the physical [...]

Mayo Clinic remembers William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., former Mayo Clinic CEO

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., a distinguished Mayo Clinic physician, research scientist and administrator, passed away on Sept. 18 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was 87. “Dr. Mayberry was an outstanding physician scientist who cared deeply for his patients and the staff and employees of Mayo Clinic,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., president & CEO, [...]

Minnesota Public Radio, Mayo Clinic to Offer Classical Relaxation to Hospital Patients

Thursday, September 01, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients at Mayo Clinic hospitals in Rochester; Jacksonville, Florida; and Phoenix will be able to relax to a custom blend of classical music provided by Minnesota Public Radio (MPR), beginning Sept. 1. A new agreement calls for MPR’s national programming division, American Public Media (APM) — the largest provider of classical music [...]

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University to Form Collaborative Research Teams through new Team Science Grants

Monday, August 08, 2016

PHOENIX and TEMPE, Ariz. — Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University’s (ASU) research leadership announce the launch of a new grant program that will team up research scientists and clinicians from both institutions to develop transformative solutions for patients. The inaugural Mayo Clinic and ASU Team Science Grants will fund Biomedical Sensing, Functional Restoration and [...]