The February issue of Transfusion Journal, features James Stubbs’, M.D., Chair of the Mayo Clinic Division of Transfusion Medicine, article, “Wrapping our arms around the cost of transfusion therapy.”
Mayo Clinic representatives discuss mass spectrometry measurements of prostate-specific antigen in a recent issue of American Society for Clinical Pathology.
Renal & Urology News recently reported on the summary of the Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) breast cancer gene from a paper completed by Mayo Clinic's John Cheville, M.D. and his colleagues.
Piero Rinaldo, M.D., Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic Biochemical Genetics Laboratory, has been named the 2013 recipient of the prestigious Robert Guthrie Award.
In the January issue of Clinical Lab Products, Robin Patel, M.D., was interviewed to discuss advances in molecular testing at Mayo Clinic.
Twin Cities Business Journal recently sat down with John Noseworthy, M.D., for "The Interview Issue." From business topics and industry trends to vacation destinations and beverage of choice, Dr. Noseworthy answered a variety of questions.
Samih Nasr, M.D., Anatomic Pathology, has received the Gloria Gallo Research Award from the Renal Pathology Society.
As few as 3 percent of Americans eligible to donate blood do. Fear and anxiety are common reasons why many decline to give. U.S. hospitals are always in need of new donors, so to inspire more people to give blood, Manish Gandhi, M.D., medical director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center, addresses six common blood donation phobias.
At the 2013 American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting and Expo, Mayo Clinical Chemistry Fellows Maria Willrich, Ph.D., and Jeff Meeusen, Ph.D., took first and second place in the student poster contest and also received three other awards.
Jeffrey Winters, M.D., was presented with the American Society for Aphersis' (ASFA) Lecturer Award at the ASFA Annual Business Meeting Luncheon on May 24. The Lecturer Award of the American Society for Apheresis is bestowed upon a member of the Society who has consistently contributed to the Society as a speaker, teacher, or mentor.
In the April issue of Clinical Laboratory News, Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., gives expert advice on how to think systematically about maintaining quality laboratory operations when an institution's IT systems are down. The article, "Mitigating Patient Risk During IT Outages," includes seven tips to ensure your laboratory is ready when it experiences IT downtime.
Fergus Couch, Ph.D., Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, was recently interviewed for the NBC Nightly News story, Researchers discover genes linked to deadly cancers. NBC's Robert Bazell reported from Rochester about how, "gene variations known to affect risk for some of the deadliest cancers may soon lead to new blood tests that determine how much a person is at risk."
In celebration of National Laboratory Professionals Week, students from the Mayo Clinic Clinical Laboratory Science Program produced a short video explaining what sparked their interest in laboratory science. The video is for a contest hosted by the American Society of Clinical Pathology. The video with the most YouTube views wins, so please take a few minutes to watch the video and share it.