Neurology

A study by Mayo Clinic researchers found that most patients with suspected spinal cord inflammation of unknown cause have an alternative, specific diagnosis. The research is published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • January 11, 2018

Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine, recently highlighted how new tests are developed in Mayo Clinic’s Neuroimmunology Laboratory.

By Kelley Luedke • January 1, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the association between microinfarcts and blood pressure trajectories.

By Kelley Luedke • December 11, 2017

Mayo Clinic has launched a first-in-the-U.S. clinical test that will help patients who recently have been diagnosed with an inflammatory demyelinating disease but may be unsure of the exact disorder.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • November 28, 2017

This week’s Research Roundup highlights rates of hippocampal atrophy and presence of post-mortem TDP-43 in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

By Kelley Luedke • October 30, 2017

This week’s Research Roundup highlights rates of hippocampal atrophy and presence of post-mortem TDP-43 in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

By Kelley Luedke • September 25, 2017

This week’s Research Roundup highlights urinary extracellular vesicles of podocyte origin and renal injury in preeclampsia.

By Kelley Luedke • July 31, 2017

This week’s Research Roundup highlights expanded phenotypes and outcomes among 256 LGI1/CASPR2-IgG positive patients.

By Kelley Luedke • June 26, 2017

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the single-nephron glomerular filtration rate in healthy adults.

By Kelley Luedke • June 19, 2017

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the management of diffuse low-grade gliomas in adults.

By Kelley Luedke • May 22, 2017

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By Alyssa Frank • April 17, 2017

Chromosome analysis, which was once the preferred genetic test for a wide variety of congenital abnormalities, is now one of the most frequently misordered cytogenetic tests at MML. This "Specialty Testing" webinar will outline the differences in technologies and the appropriate use of each test.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • February 24, 2017

Greg Widseth was suddenly hit by a rare disease that prompted his immune system to attack his brain cells, resulting in as many as 60 seizures a day. Special blood and spinal fluid tests developed by Mayo Medical Laboratories confirmed that Widseth had antibodies known to target certain brain cells.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • December 20, 2016