Research

This week’s Research Roundup highlights carcinoid heart disease in patients with bronchopulmonary carcinoid.

By Kelley Luedke • October 1, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the limitations of platform assays to measure serum 25OHD level impact on guidelines and practice decision-making.

By Kelley Luedke • September 24, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the risk of MGUS in relatives of multiple myeloma cases by clinical and tumor characteristics.

By Kelley Luedke • September 17, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights hepatocellular carcinoma detection by plasma methylated DNA through a discovery, phase I pilot, and phase II clinical validation.

By Kelley Luedke • September 10, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights biphenotypic acute leukemia versus myeloid antigen-positive ALL: Clinical relevance of WHO criteria for mixed phenotype acute leukemia.

By Kelley Luedke • September 3, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights a mechanism for preventing asymmetric histone segregation onto replicating DNA strands.

By Kelley Luedke • August 27, 2018

The use of mud or wet clay as a topical skin treatment or a poultice is a common practice in some cultures and the concept of using mud as medicine goes back to earliest times. Now Mayo Clinic researchers and their collaborators at Arizona State University have found that at least one type of clay may help fight disease-causing bacteria in wounds, including some treatment-resistant bacteria.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • August 27, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights how fasting blood glucose levels provide an estimate of duration and progression of pancreatic cancer before diagnosis.

By Kelley Luedke • August 20, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights diagnostic thresholds for androgen-producing tumors or pathologic hyperandrogenism in women by use of total testosterone concentrations measured by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.

By Kelley Luedke • August 13, 2018

A research team led by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., a geneticist at Mayo Clinic, has identified specific genes associated with an increased risk for developing triple-negative breast cancer. The team’s research was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • August 13, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights how a novel enhancer regulates MGMT expression and promotes temozolomide-resistance in glioblastomas.

By Kelley Luedke • August 6, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights a randomized trial of spheroid reservoir bioartificial liver in Porcine model of post-hepatectomy liver failure.

By Kelley Luedke • July 30, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights gastrointestinal and extra-intestinal manifestations of immunoglobulin G4-related disease.

By Kelley Luedke • July 23, 2018