Pushing the boundaries of innovation 

Breaking free from the status quo

The Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory promotes diagnostic innovation at Mayo Clinic. Our lab is a collaboration between Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology and the Center for Individualized Medicine designed to continue Mayo Clinic’s long tradition of innovation and pioneering diagnostics to improve care for patients.  

Our unique collaborative approach and atmosphere allows us to effectively partner on ideas and innovation in new diagnostic technologies both internally and with diagnostic companies outside of Mayo Clinic. We work hand in hand with our partners to identify, invest in, and develop differentiated services and products to help improve patient care both inside and outside of Mayo Clinic.

Innovation fueled by flexibility

In an ever-changing world, the Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory can be quickly and strategically modified to meet each project’s unique needs. This flexible approach to collaboration brings together different areas of expertise, different technologies, and different partners to pursue new ideas and help grow them beyond our own walls.

Examples include:

  • More than 100 specialists at Mayo Clinic helped develop the MayoComplete Solid Tumor Panel, the largest next-generation sequencing solid tumor panel offered by Mayo Clinic.
  • In collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific, we're bringing new solutions to patients by accelerating clinical validation and commercialization of selected next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, and immunology diagnostic tools.

The ability to form strategic partnerships with external companies while also working side by side with our own experts, colleagues, and clinicians from across Mayo Clinic allows us to be nimble and foster new diagnostic innovations.

At a glance…

We're dedicated to our patients' health and well-being,
and proud of the outstanding outcomes we achieve


square feet of collaboration space


COVID-19 innovation projects completed within 1 year


active innovation projects, along with 25 innovation projects completed since inception


specialized collaboration laboratories

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