Research

This week’s Research Roundup highlights an assay to rapidly screen for immunoglobulin light chain glycosylation: a potential path to earlier AL diagnosis for a subset of patients and several other research articles by Mayo Clinic physicians and scientists.

By Alyssa Frank • March 11, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights recommendations for Institutions transitioning to high-sensitivity troponin testing and several other research articles by Mayo Clinic physicians and scientists.

By Alyssa Frank • March 4, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights selective loss of cortical endothelial tight junction proteins during Alzheimer’s disease progression and several other research articles posted last week.

By Alyssa Frank • February 25, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights how the genome-wide analyses as part of the International FTLD-TDP Whole-Genome Sequencing Consortium reveals novel disease risk factors and increases support for immune dysfunction in FTLD.

By Kelley Luedke • February 18, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights how the EZH2 cooperates with gain-of-function p53 mutants to promote cancer growth and metastasis.

By Kelley Luedke • February 11, 2019

Mayo Clinic researchers are tracking the familiar characteristics of kidney stone formers in an online prediction tool that could help sufferers anticipate if they’ll experience future episodes.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • February 5, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the diagnostic accuracy of echocardiography and intraoperative surgical inspection of the unicuspid aortic valve.

By Kelley Luedke • February 4, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the diagnostic accuracy of echocardiography and intraoperative surgical inspection of the unicuspid aortic valve.

By Kelley Luedke • January 28, 2019

Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) is nearing the finish line of the first stage of its unique RIGHT 10K study—an effort that doesn’t involve running shoes but nevertheless is paving the way to prescribing medications matched to a person’s genetic code.

By Barbara J. Toman • January 23, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the implementation of a reformulated Roche® Bilirubin Gen.3 reagent did not affect the relationship between BiliChek transcutaneous and Roche total serum bilirubin.

By Kelley Luedke • January 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic researchers report that spinal cord inflammation associated with an antibody to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein can mimic acute flaccid myelitis, a rare but serious disease linked to certain viruses that particularly affects children and can result in paralysis.

By Mayo Clinic Advancing the Science • January 17, 2019

Genetic alterations in low-risk prostate cancer diagnosed by needle biopsy can identify men that harbor higher-risk cancer in their prostate glands, Mayo Clinic has discovered.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • January 15, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the identification of prognostic phenotypes of esophageal adenocarcinoma in two independent cohorts.

By Kelley Luedke • January 14, 2019