Podcasts

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with David Murray, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of laboratory medicine and pathology, and clinical biochemist in the Protein Immunology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, to discuss Multiple Myeloma testing.

By Michael Hutchison • December 2, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins “Answers From the Lab” for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. In this episode, using recent news as an example, Drs. Pritt and Morice discuss what can go wrong if everyone in the lab does not make quality their top priority.

By Suzanne Ferguson • December 1, 2022

Gang Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., and Aaron Mansfield, M.D., describe Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ liquid biopsy, which analyzes blood samples for genetic information to guide cancer treatment. The circulating tumor DNA assay uses next generation sequencing and complements the laboratory's cell-based cancer testing.

By Barbara J. Toman • November 29, 2022

In this episode of the "Leveraging the Laboratory" podcast, host Jane Hermansen, outreach manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, discusses courier options and logistics with outreach colleagues Brianne Newton and Ellen Dijkman Dulkes. They highlight what needs to be considered when choosing a courier service and how to leverage the courier partnership so it adds value to your outreach lab.

By Luci Gens • November 28, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss how to stay healthy during the holiday season and protect yourself and your loved ones from respiratory illnesses including influenza, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 24, 2022

Linda Hasadsri, M.D., Ph.D., explains carrier screening at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. Using targeted genotyping, our three focused panels evaluate genes associated with cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, and hemoglobinopathies, to provide clear answers on reproductive risks and to guide decision-making.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • November 22, 2022

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with Lynn Cornell, M.D., to discuss her background in lifelong learning.

By MCL Education • November 18, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss common challenges facing many hospital and laboratory leaders today, the important role of lab leaders in advancing patient care, and what to watch in Washington, D.C., as we head into the year’s end.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 17, 2022

Puanani Hopson, D.O., explains how Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ malabsorption panel can provide timelier diagnosis for children with chronic diarrhea or unexplained weight loss. The novel panel, which bundles four existing tests, requires just one stool sample.

By Barbara J. Toman • November 15, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss their new roles at Mayo Clinic and update listeners on the latest legislative news impacting the laboratory and diagnostic industries. They also highlight the launch of MayoComplete, Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ robust suite of oncology and hematology testing that uses next-generation sequencing to identify and evaluate presence of mutations.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 10, 2022

Rondell Graham, M.B.B.S., describes Mayo Clinic Laboratories' new assay for gastrointestinal stromal tumors, or GIST. The panel covers multiple mutations, to better inform diagnosis and treatment options.

By Barbara J. Toman • November 8, 2022

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with Paul Jannetto, Ph.D., associate professor of laboratory medicine and pathology at Mayo Clinic, and discusses how CBD can affect your health, what the medical benefits are, and its impact on urine drugs of abuse testing.

By MCL Education • November 4, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss how traveling and gathering impacts respiratory virus spread, and how testing and lab stewardship will be critical in the months ahead. They also highlight Dr. Pritt’s parasitology blog, Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites, which just posted its 700th case.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 3, 2022