Mayo Clinic Laboratory and Pathology Research Roundup: May 2

The Research Roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Medical Laboratories consultants, including a featured article of the week, abstracts, and complete list of published studies and reviews.

Featured Study of the Week

Analyzing 1,000 Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes to Determine Accurate Long-Term Prognosis

Myelodysplastic-960x540Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are malignant hematopoietic stem cell disorders. With MDS, an individual’s bone marrow does not produce enough healthy blood cells, resulting in fewer than normal mature blood cells circulating in the body. In a recent analysis published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Mayo Clinic shared its decade’s worth of experience with 1,000 consecutive MDS patients who were evaluated at Mayo Clinic to provide a comprehensive description of clinical and laboratory characteristics.

Published to PubMed This Week

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Kelley Luedke is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She is the principle editor and writer of Insights and leads social media and direct marketing strategy. Kelley has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2013. Outside of work, you can find Kelley running, traveling, playing with her kitty, and exploring new foods.