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August 3, 2016

Healing Baby Lucas’ Heart With His Own Cells

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Jennifer Gutman calls the day doctors diagnosed her youngest son, Lucas, with hypoplastic left heart syndrome the worst day of her life. The severe heart defect, sometimes referred to as HLHS, was uncovered during what Jennifer and her husband, Brian, thought would be a routine ultrasound. The startling news brought immediate fears for Lucas’ future. Determined to help Lucas, Jennifer’s sister-in-law, a […]

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Tags: clinical trials, Dr. Timothy Nelson, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Karen Miller, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Regenerative Medicine, Research

November 22, 2010

Helping the Girls of the Congo: Part Fourteen

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

Phil Fischer, M.D. is one of the Mayo Clinic physicians who recently went to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In the video interview below, Dr. Fischer offers a personal reflection on the trip. He also explains the potential for future research and how those plans are already advancing. Also, many of you have inquired […]

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Tags: Congo, DRC, Mayo Clinic, Phil Fischer, Research

August 11, 2010

Sharing nursing knowledge

By Jenny LaMaster Jenny LaMaster (@lamaster)

Nurse publishing can significantly impact the quality of life for a patient. As registered nurses, we coordinate the care of our patients every day; however, we also impact patient care through collegial information sharing. The article, “Carnitine Deficiency: Implications for OR Nurses,” is one such example of how registered nurses’ scholarly activities and contributions to the nursing […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Mayo Clinic, Nurses, nursing, Perianesthesia Nursing, Perioperative Nursing, Research, Rochester, surgical services

March 24, 2010

Waldenström Macroglobulinemia: Integrated Treatment and Research at Mayo Clinic

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Earl Nolting was diagnosed with Waldenström Macroglobulinemia (WM) in 2000. WM is a rare disorder involving enlargement of the liver and spleen associated with anemia, nose bleeding, and an abnormal blood protein. After his diagnosis, Earl joined a WM support group, which led him to Mayo Clinic. At his very first meeting, people were talking […]

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Tags: Dr. Craig Reeder, Dr. Morie Gertz, Dr. Steve Ansell, hematology, Research, Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

March 10, 2010

Help Advance Medicine by Joining ResearchMatch

By Mystery User

On its journey from the laboratory to the patient, research must pass through an important checkpoint: the research volunteer. However, it’s often difficult for researchers to locate enough eligible participants for a particular study — and potential volunteers have few places to look for research opportunities. These challenges inspired the creation of ResearchMatch , a […]

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Tags: Research

August 28, 2009

Giving Back

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Glenn Primack had his first experience with Mayo Clinic during the last year, accompanying his best friend, Bob, who had cancer. Glenn describes his journey, both with Bob’s care at Mayo (led by Dr. Keith Bible) and how that experience led him to seek diagnosis and treatment at Mayo for his own increasingly debilitating pain: […]

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Tags: 5292, 5335, Cancer, Development, Glenn Primack, Mayo Clinic, Paolo Sandroni, Research, Sarcoidosis

February 2, 2009

Are You Doing Any Research on…?

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis (@bob nellis)

“I saw your feature on the research you’re doing. I realize it’s preliminary, but is there any additional information you could send me?” I’m always surprised how many people contact us about ongoing research projects. Folks with chronic conditions or their family members tend to search the Web for new information about potential treatments. At […]

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Tags: basic research, clinical trials, Research

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