Podcasts Answers from the Lab

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

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

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

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

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 legislation under consideration in Congress that could have significant impact on laboratory medicine in the U.S.

By Suzanne Ferguson • May 19, 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 a leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. This week, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt talk about the importance of collaboration between laboratory professionals and other members of the patient care team, and they discuss the crucial role lab medicine plays in the clinical practice.

By Suzanne Ferguson • May 12, 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 a leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. This week, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt discuss government regulation and oversight of lab developed tests, and review proposed legislation that would affect clinical laboratories.

By Suzanne Ferguson • May 5, 2022

Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D., an expert in neuroimmunology, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for a conversation with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. McKeon and Dr. Pritt discuss how Mayo Clinic is pioneering advancements in the field of autoimmune neurology, how these discoveries were made, and why they are important to both patients and physicians.

By Samantha Rossi • April 28, 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 look at current trends in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and they discuss advances in diagnosing the virus.

By Suzanne Ferguson • April 21, 2022