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Kevin Halling, M.D., Ph.D., a Consultant in Mayo Clinic’s Division of Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, spoke at the Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care through Genomics, on RNA sequencing.

By Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine • September 14, 2018

The story of Mayo Clinic’s beginning is well-known to many, but until recently, Doug Hansen had no idea that his great-grandfather was among those killed in the storm.

By Alyssa Frank • September 13, 2018

Fifty years ago in July, Dr. Charles W. Mayo—“Dr. Chuck,” the gregarious and accomplished grandson of W. W. Mayo, whose father and uncle, Drs. Charlie and Will Mayo, made Mayo Clinic what it is today—died in a car wreck near Mayowood. The Post-Bulletin asked readers to share memories they have of Dr. Chuck and that era.

By Alyssa Frank • September 6, 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, was recently profiled in Clinical Chemistry’s “Inspiring Minds” feature. 

By Kelley Luedke • September 4, 2018

In 2017, Mayo Clinic launched a first-in-the-U.S. clinical test to help patients with some autoimmune disorders get the right diagnosis faster. The test defines a new form of inflammatory demyelinating disease, called myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein autoimmunity, which is distinct from multiple sclerosis, with which it is commonly confused.

By Mayo Clinic Alumni Association • August 31, 2018

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Charles W. Mayo, “Dr. Chuck.” A recent article in the Post-Bulletin highlights the tributes that came in from around the world.

By Alyssa Frank • August 30, 2018

Each month, this series will focus on Mayo Clinic’s values and feature quotes and stories from our founders that exemplify those values. This month’s featured value is Teamwork.

By Molly Dee • August 24, 2018

At 104 years old, Sylvia Molstre had accumulated a few stories. And a few scars. And a few stories about scars. Like the tiny scar that marks the spot where she had her appendix removed one Sunday afternoon by “Dr. Chuck,” also known as Charles William Mayo, M.D., son of Dr. Charlie Mayo.

By Alyssa Frank • August 23, 2018

Robin Patel, M.D., Chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology, has been appointed as a founding member of the new Institute for Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • August 21, 2018

Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory and Co-Director of Vector-Borne Diseases Lab Services in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, answers questions about the rat lungworm.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • August 17, 2018

At the 2018 American Association for Clinical Chemistry annual meeting in Chicago, Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., presented about how biotin can sometimes interfere with laboratory measurements.

By Kelley Luedke • August 16, 2018

Mike Baisch, a principal systems engineer at Mayo Clinic, authored an article in MedicalLab Management on staffing to workload in the laboratory. In the article, he talks about the necessity to place the right people in the right place at the right time in order for the laboratory to excel.

By Kelley Luedke • August 16, 2018

Dick Garbisch hit a milestone that not many do: his 100th birthday. For 90 of those years, Mayo Clinic has been a part of his story.

By Alyssa Frank • August 16, 2018