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Mayo Clinic researchers find protein that weakens severe sepsis immune reaction

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? No effective therapy exists today for sepsis, an inflammatory storm that afflicts about 3 million Americans a year ? killing up to half. But now, investigators at Mayo Clinic?s campus in Florida have identified a key molecule that, in mice, helps protect the body?s central nervous system against the runaway inflammation. Based [...]

Mayo Clinic finds myocarditis caused by infection on rise globally

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? Myocarditis, an assortment of heart disorders often caused by infection and inflammation, is known to be difficult to diagnose and treat. But the picture of who is affected is becoming a little clearer. Men may be as much as twice as likely as women to develop severe and possibly fatal reactions. And [...]

Rare kidney disease prompts new treatment options

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

After diabetes and high blood pressure, glomerulonephritis is the third leading cause of kidney failure in the U.S., according to the U.S. Renal Data System. Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a disease that damages the tiny filters in the kidneys called glomeruli and can affect individuals of all ages, gender, and race or ethnicity.?These filters get inflamed, [...]

Single mutation in recessive gene increases risk of earlier onset Parkinson?s disease

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? A collaboration of 32 researchers in seven countries, led by scientists at Mayo Clinic?s campus in Florida, has found a genetic mutation they say confers a risk for development of Parkinson?s disease earlier than usual. The major study, published in Brain, is important because the risk comes from a single mutation in [...]

#FlashbackFriday 1986: Dedicating the Florida campus

Friday, October 28, 2016

This article first appeared in November 1986,?in the publication Mayovox. Making history The opening of Mayo?s first group practice outside Rochester is celebrated in a memorable affair. With temperatures well into the 90?s, more than 900 invited guests assembled under tents positioned near Mayo Clinic Jacksonville?s main entrance last month for an historic occasion ? [...]

#FlashbackFriday 1986: Opening the Florida campus

Friday, October 21, 2016

This article first appeared in October 1986,?in the publication Mayovox. An idea that began cautiously in the boardroom of Mayo Clinic almost seven years ago took a confident step into reality this month in Jacksonville, Fla. Amidst a crowd of about 800 people, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville was inaugurated Oct. 3, becoming Mayo?s first group practice [...]

Trove of Alzheimer?s patients? molecular, clinical data available

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? In what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has described as a pioneering effort, a research team at Mayo Clinic?s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has made public a treasure trove of data aimed at accelerating development of therapies for Alzheimer?s disease. The data, a description of which is published in Nature Scientific [...]

Safety suggestions before a hurricane hits

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

When a natural disaster strikes, being properly prepared can help ensure personal safety and well-being. Mayo Clinic experts advise that it's just as important to have appropriate medical provisions on hand as food and water. "It is important to have food, water and other household supplies on hand when preparing for a hurricane or other disaster, but [...]

Mayo Clinic celebrates 30 years in Florida

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The land in 1986 when Mayo Clinic in Florida was first being developed, graciously donated by the Davis family; and the campus today. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? Mayo Clinic?s campus in Florida is celebrating 30 years of providing high-quality medical care in Northeast Florida. Since the clinic opened in 1986, more than 600,000 unique patients from [...]

Storm prep reminders during hurricane season

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew pounds Haiti, moves toward the Bahamas and projections show a path toward U.S. coastal communities, residents may be starting to prepare for a potential severe weather emergency. But hurricane shutters, flashlights and batteries are not the only things to consider. Food safety is critical to maintaining well being during a natural disaster, and finding creative [...]

Storm prep reminders during hurricane season

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hurricane Season Food Safety and Meal Plans: Mayo Clinic Experts Offer Storm Prep Suggestions As Hurricane Matthew pounds Haiti, moves toward the Bahamas and projections show a path toward U.S. coastal communities, residents may be starting to prepare for a potential severe weather emergency. But hurricane shutters, flashlights and batteries are not the only things to consider. [...]

Mayo Clinic honored with quality leadership award

Friday, September 30, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has received the Vizient 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership award for its high-quality patient care. This award honors Mayo Clinic as one of the top hospitals nationwide for delivering safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable patient-centered care. This award recognized Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, Mayo Clinic Hospital [...]

In the Loop: ICU care doesn't stop at the bedside

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Cyrus Fitzpatrick was going to be 5 soon. And his parents, Paul and Paula, wanted to celebrate. But party planning wouldn't be the same as in year's past. That's because Paul was in the intensive care unit at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus and wouldn't be able to make it home for a party. Paula asked [...]

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, [...]

Mayo Clinic, UNF to Host 12th Annual Upbeat Pink Concert

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mayo Clinic and the University of North Florida (UNF) are honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by hosting the 12th annual “Upbeat Pink: A Musical Tribute to Breast Cancer Survivorship” concert on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Lazzara Performance Hall, UNF Fine Arts Building on the university’s campus [...]

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 Ranked No. 1 in Florida by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in Florida and the Jacksonville metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hospitals published online today. In addition to the Florida ranking, Mayo Clinic’s Rochester, Minnesota, campus was named the best hospital in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s [...]

Rise in Head and Neck Cancer Spurs Innovations in Care

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Incidence of head and neck cancers – usually defined as malignancies above the collarbone but outside the brain – are on the rise, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS).  The most common is thyroid cancer, with more than 62,000 cases annually. Other head and neck cancers, including tumors of the mouth, tongue, [...]

Mayo Clinic Scientist Receives Pre-eminent International Award for Alzheimer’s Research

Monday, July 25, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Guojun Bu, Ph.D., a neuroscientist on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, will receive the 2016 MetLife Foundation Major Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease ─ one of the most prestigious awards given annually to the top scientist in this field of study. The award was presented to Dr. Bu today at the [...]

Mayo Clinic Florida Campus B-Roll

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Journalists: Broadcast quality b-roll of the Mayo Clinic Florida campus is in the downloads.