On July 4, 1939, baseball legend Lou Gehrig delivered the famous speech bidding farewell to the ballpark and his fans. Two weeks before he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at Mayo Clinic.
Take a look into “Mayo’s attic” to learn about some of the hidden Mayo history, including some of the papers of Mayo’s founders, film and audio recordings. [VIDEO]
In 1961, Mayo Clinic moved its histories to the Harwick building. Transfer of all 2,360,000 medical records took an overall total of about 2,500 working hours.
In the May issue of CAP TODAY, Minetta Liu, M.D., of the Department of Medical Oncology and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic discusses the use of circulating tumor cell (CTC) enumeration in her clinical practice.
On Oct. 8, 1919, Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie signed a deed to transform their private medical partnership into a not-for-profit organization with a salaried staff.
In the May issue of CAP TODAY, Michael Henry, M.D., director of cytopathology at Mayo Clinic and Devin Oglesbee, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic’s biochemical genetics laboratory in the Division of Laboratory Genetics, were interviewed to discuss the latest edition of the Laboratory Accreditation Program checklists.
Lou Gehrig came to Mayo Clinic 75 years ago this month, and gave his name to an illness called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Since then, around the world, ALS has been known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease.” Read this post to learn about Gehrig’s time spent at Mayo Clinic.
In June 1953, Mayo Clinic began the Laboratory Glassware Preparation Service for centralized ordering and storage of all glassware for laboratories of the Sections of Clinical Pathology, Biochemistry and Bacteriology.
Update: Video interview with Dr. Baudhuin has been added. In the May issue of “Clinical Chemistry,” Dr. Linnea Baudhuin assesses the recent Food and Drug Administration’s order to 23andMe to cease its marketing of its Personal Genome Service (PGS) test.
The April issue of Clinical Lab Products features Raouf Nakhleh, M.D., a pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and his leadership of CAP’s CDC project to improve the impact of laboratory practice guidelines.
The Mayo Clinic Sesquicentennial of 2014 comes 50 years after the Mayo Centennial Year of 1964. The comparisons of these two milestones are interesting.
The Mayo Clinic Mayo-Aero Medical Unit had a widespread ripple effect, contributing to the success of open-heart surgery, commercial and military jet aviation and the space program.