Join us at Phlebotomy 2023, a two-day conference presented by Mayo Clinic Laboratories. This event is a valuable opportunity for phlebotomists and other patient care staff to expand their knowledge and skills in the field of phlebotomy.

By Carly Mouzes • March 22, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: Rochester public schools receives grant to support youth mental health, and FDA releases new regs intended to help detect breast cancer sooner.

By Chantell Canfield • March 17, 2023

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, an annual celebration held in April, is a great time to raise awareness of the impact the laboratory has on patients and providers in the community. Lab Week is also an opportunity to spotlight the hardworking staff and the value they bring to the communities they serve. The Mayo Clinic Laboratories outreach team shares some ways you can celebrate Lab Week while raising awareness of how the community laboratory provides essential health care services.

By Ellen Dijkman Dulkes • March 14, 2023

In a post on Mayo Clinic’s News Network, Mayo Clinic’s director of Clinical Virology, Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., explains the concern over a potential human-to-human outbreak of avian influenza and what’s being done at Mayo Clinic and elsewhere to mitigate that risk.

By Cory Pedersen • March 13, 2023

Presented by Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, the 8th Annual Forensic Science Symposium is designed for medical examiners, coroners, death investigators, county attorneys, funeral directors, crime technicians, and law enforcement officers interested in forensic science.

By Carly Mouzes • March 13, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: University of Minnesota, State health department launch scholarship for public health studies, diabetes and obesity are on the rise in young adults, A study says, and U.S. to lift Covid testing requirements on travelers from China.

By Chantell Canfield • March 10, 2023

In February 2023, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced fifteen new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Chantell Canfield • March 3, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: COVID-19 deaths remain low compared to previous winters, FDA authorizing first at-home combo flu/Covid test, and Rochester public schools evaluating mental health needs and services throughout the district.

By Chantell Canfield • March 3, 2023

Are you a pathologists' assistant (PA(ASCP)) looking to expand your knowledge and skills in the field of pathology? Then don't miss out on the 2023 Pathologists' Assistant Symposium in Rochester, Minnesota, on June 2–3.

By Carly Mouzes • March 2, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: Ozempic running low for diabetes patients as weight-loss use surges, and Rochester public schools gets $1.9M for mental health scholarships.

By Chantell Canfield • February 24, 2023

This week's Research Roundup features: Predicting amyloid PET and tau PET stages with plasma biomarkers.

By Chantell Canfield • February 21, 2023

A major winter storm will move across the West Coast and Upper Midwest through Thursday, Feb. 23. We are monitoring and tracking the situation with our logistics partners to minimize challenges. 

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • February 20, 2023

Today's Highlights Include: CDC adds COVID vaccine to routine immunization schedule for kids and adults, Governments target medical debt with COVID relief funds and Minnesota being the 1st state to screen all newborns for serious viral infection.

By Chantell Canfield • February 17, 2023