MML Featured Stories

Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D., explains how Mayo Clinic Laboratories' expanded movement disorders panel better identifies autoimmune conditions to guide appropriate treatment.

By Barbara J. Toman • February 7, 2023

In this month's "Hot Topic," Elitza Theel, Ph.D., shares the recommended approach to serologic testing for assessment or infection with coccidioides.

By MCL Education • February 6, 2023

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with Cori Berg, M.S.N., R.N., instructor in nursing for the Center for Individualized ...

By MCL Education • February 3, 2023

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By Michael Hutchison • February 2, 2023

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This Continual Improvement webinar will focus on a data driven and systematic approach to understand demand, identify idle time, and optimize work schedules. We will examine the different variations that exist when performing staffing to workload analysis. Case studies will be utilized to generate ideas.

By MCL Education • February 1, 2023

Cristiane (Cris) Ida, M.D., explains how Mayo Clinic Laboratories' updated neuro-oncology gene panel provides more clinically relevant information for managing adult and pediatric brain tumors.

By Barbara J. Toman • January 31, 2023

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with Jennifer Storlie, operations manager of Inpatient Laboratory Services at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to talk about workforce stability and strategies for retention.

By MCL Education • January 20, 2023

In this month’s “Virtual Lecture” Eoin Flanagan, M.D., B.Ch., reviews how to diagnose autoimmune encephalitis, what to watch that may suggest a different diagnosis, discuss neural autoantibodies interpretation and putting test results into clinical context.

By MCL Education • January 18, 2023

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for January include the following sub-specialties: Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Gastroenterology Pathology, Neuropathology and Forensic Pathology, Pulmonary Pathology, Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Microbiology, Laboratory Genetics and Genomics

By MCL Education • January 13, 2023

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is committed to innovation that provides the right test at the right time for the right patients. That effort always starts with identifying gaps in patient care. Filling those gaps sometimes involves not developing new tests but finding ways to make existing tests more efficient and easier for patients.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • January 11, 2023

Mayo Clinic Laboratories, a leading reference laboratory, and Helix, the nation’s leading population genomics and viral surveillance company, today announced a new strategic collaboration that will provide life sciences customers access to a comprehensive joint laboratory offering for research and development initiatives across the drug development lifecycle. 

By Suzanne Ferguson • January 10, 2023

For Billy Dowell Jr., a competitive golfer, focus, determination, and course correction are essential to excelling at the sport. These skills, along with routine follow-up care and testing, are also important to navigating a life impacted by multiple chronic autoimmune conditions.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • January 9, 2023

In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., sits down with R. Ross Reichard, M.D., a forensic pathologist at Mayo Clinic and associate professor of laboratory medicine and pathology, to discuss what every pathologist should know about the legal system.

By MCL Education • January 6, 2023