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Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory and Central Processing Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, was recently featured in CAP TODAY about biotin interference. According to findings of a Mayo Clinic study, biotin use is not rare, and don’t count on it being listed in the patient’s electronic medical record. 

By Kelley Luedke • December 11, 2018

Joseph Parisi, M.D., and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., have both received the 2018 Distinguished Educator Award. The award honors Mayo Clinic staff members who have made substantial and continued contributions to Mayo’s educational mission.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • December 7, 2018

A program that connects patients with writers, visual artists, and musicians at Mayo Clinic offers a type of care that has nothing to do with tests or treatments.

By In the Loop • December 6, 2018

Sean Pittock, M.D., and Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D., were featured in a Post Bulletin series about autoimmune neurology disorders and the research and services that Mayo Clinic offers patients.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • December 5, 2018

Justin Kreuter, M.D., Medical Director of Mayo Clinic’s Blood Donor Program, discusses the importance of giving blood during the winter season on KAAL TV (channel 6 ABC news).

By Kelley Luedke • December 4, 2018

Maria Alice Willrich, Ph.D., Consultant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, and Paula Ladwig, Development Tech Coordinator, at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, authored an article in Clinical Laboratory News on mass spectrometry applications for monoclonal antibody therapeutics.

By Kelley Luedke • December 3, 2018

Maria Alice Willrich, Ph.D., Consultant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, authored an article in Clinical Laboratory News on a new role for clinical laboratories in monitoring therapeutic monoclonal antibodies.

By Kelley Luedke • November 30, 2018

The importance of blood and organ donation has always been apparent to ICU nurse Jenny MacIntyre. But when her daughter was born more than three months early, her appreciation for donors grew.

By In the Loop • November 29, 2018

Ravinder Singh, Ph.D., Director of the Mayo Clinic Endocrine Laboratory, in Rochester, Minnesota, shares his story about growing up in India and practicing Sikhism.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • November 22, 2018

Hearing that there was a shortage of buglers to play taps at military funerals, Mark Wentz learned the instrument so he can honor military veterans with the traditional bugle call.

By In the Loop • November 22, 2018

Allan Jaffe, M.D., Consultant and Chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services, with a joint appointment in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, has received the Reviewer of the Year Award from the prestigious European Heart Journal.

By Kelley Luedke • November 21, 2018

The College of American Pathologists Board of Governors has selected Manish Gandhi, M.D., as the Vice Chair of the CAP Histocompatibility and Identity Testing Committee.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • November 20, 2018

With no single best approach, laboratories must tailor testing based upon preanalytical factors, their patient populations, and other factors unique to their institutions.

By Kelley Luedke • November 19, 2018