Leadership Podcasts

This week on the podcast, Elitza Theel, Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory, joins "Answers From the Lab" with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Theel discuss antibody testing for COVID-19, including why this testing is done and when it’s most useful.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 11, 2021

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt discuss the state of COVID-19 now, along with factors that could influence how the pandemic plays out from here.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 4, 2021

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss the new COVID-19 variants that are emerging and how those variants could have an impact on the pandemic going forward.

By Samantha Rossi • January 7, 2021

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., look back at how the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped laboratory medicine throughout 2020.

By Samantha Rossi • December 31, 2020

Amir Sadighi Akha, M.D., D.Phil., lab section director for Mayo Clinic's Cellular and Molecular Immunology Laboratory, joins this episode of the "Answers From the Lab" podcast. Dr. Sadighi Akha and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss dendritic cell enumeration — a new test offered through Mayo Clinic Laboratories that is the only clinical test of its kind currently available in the U.S.

By Samantha Rossi • December 22, 2020

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., talk about the increased interest in health care professions, including those in laboratory medicine, that has been spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Samantha Rossi • December 17, 2020

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., debunk common face mask misconceptions in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Samantha Rossi • December 10, 2020

Anja Roden, M.D., a medical director for Mayo Clinic's Immunohistochemistry Laboratory, joins this episode of the "Answers From the Lab" podcast. Dr. Roden and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss the development and evaluation of immunohistochemistry in situ hybridization and polymerase chain reaction for detection of SARS-CoV-2 in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues.

By Samantha Rossi • December 8, 2020

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss results from a recent Mayo Clinic study that confirmed wearing masks is an effective strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19.

By Samantha Rossi • December 3, 2020

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss the latest on COVID-19 vaccines.

By Samantha Rossi • November 26, 2020

Elitza Theel, Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic's Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory, joins this episode of the "Answers From the Lab" podcast. Dr. Theel and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss advances in antibody testing for COVID-19, why this testing is important, and how it is being used.

By Samantha Rossi • November 24, 2020