Podcasts

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with Darci Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and consultant in Clinical Core Laboratory Services at Mayo Clinic, to discuss challenges of saliva testing.

By MCL Education • July 1, 2022

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 "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with podcast host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss the recent Department of Health and Human Services announcement that named Mayo Clinic Laboratories as one of five commercial labs to expand capacity for monkeypox testing. They also discuss newly introduced legislation – the Saving Access to Laboratory Services Act (SALSA).

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 30, 2022

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 "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with podcast host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss what the increasing monkeypox cases are revealing, and regulatory updates on the VALID Act and PAMA.

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 23, 2022

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with ¬¬¬¬¬Dr. Jeffrey Winters, Chair of the Division of Transfusion Medicine, and Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, to talk about the new AABB guidelines for convalescent plasma.

By MCL Education • June 17, 2022

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 "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with podcast host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss the latest developments in monkeypox, the reality of living in the age of pandemics, and the importance of testing and public-private partnerships.

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 16, 2022

Cherisse Marcou, Ph.D., and Marissa Ellingson, M.S., CGC, discuss whole exome sequencing (WES) at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. The comprehensive evaluation uses next-generation sequencing to detect for single nucleotide variants, small insertions or deletions, and copy number variants on approximately 20,000 genes, enabling precision answers to accurately diagnose, manage, and treat patients with identified inherited illness.

By Barbara J. Toman • June 14, 2022

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 "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with podcast host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice consider the recent uptick in cases of monkeypox and what labs can do to help facilitate accurate diagnosis of it and other viral infections.

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 9, 2022

John Black, M.D., co-director of the Personalized Genomics Lab at Mayo Clinic, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for a discussion with Bobbi Pritt, M.D., about mental health awareness. In this episode, Dr. Black and Dr. Pritt review key takeaways from Mental Health Awareness Month, the role that lab testing plays in mental health, and the robust science behind treatment.

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 7, 2022

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with Alaa Koleilat, Ph.D., a fellow in the Genetics and Genomics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to discuss increased representation of minorities in leadership in biomedical science and medicine.

By MCL Education • June 3, 2022

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 range of emerging viruses and their variants that are currently in the news.

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 2, 2022

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 review the VALID Act — a piece of legislation currently under consideration in Congress that could lead to significant changes in the oversight of clinical laboratories in the U.S.

By Suzanne Ferguson • May 26, 2022

Elitza Theel, Ph.D., director of the Infectious Diseases Serology Lab at Mayo Clinic, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for a discussion with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. about tick-borne disease testing. In this episode, Dr. Theel and Dr. Pritt look at emerging tick-borne illnesses, the tests available to detect these infections, and how to prevent them.

By Samantha Rossi • May 24, 2022

In this special episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Isabella Dishong, president of PathSIG and fourth-year medical student, asks Dr. Justin Kreuter questions from the PathSIG community of medical students who matched into pathology residency.

By MCL Education • May 20, 2022