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February 4th, 2013

Summit expands partnership with Mayo Clinic to provide Teleneurology Care

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

In an effort to offer neurological services to the area Summit Healthcare continues to collaborate with Mayo Clinic to provide state-of-the-art telemedicine coverage to patients in the White Mountains. Current telemedicine programs offered through the Emergency Room at Summit Healthcare are Telestroke, Teleconcussion, and beginning Jan. 1, Teleneurology. Summit Healthcare is able to provide patients […]

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Tags: neuorological services, Summit Healthcare, Teleconcussion, Telemedicine, telestroke, White Mountain Independent


July 5th, 2012

Mayo’s New Agreement Will Lead to First Commercialized Blood Test for Dementia

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Mayo Clinic announced Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with Maryland-based A&G Pharmaceuticals that will ultimately pave the way for Mayo to offer the first commercial blood test to predict progranulin mutation status in patients suspected to havefrontotemporal dementia (FTD). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.   MedCity News by Arundhati Parmar

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Tags: A&G Pharmaceuticals, havefrontotemporal dementia


June 21st, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Chemotherapy, Chicago Tribune, Dr. James A. Levine, Dr. John Black, Dr. John Noseworthy, Esther H. Krych, Florida Times-Union, ginseng, government funding


March 14th, 2012

Study: African Immigrants Boost Local Business Community

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Partnering with the African Development Center of Minnesota, the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayo Clinic hope to foster that drive to help boost Rochester’s economy and create more jobs. A recent survey of 30 of Rochester’s African-owned businesses found that they currently support 100 full-time jobs and 75 part-time ones in the community…Mayo […]

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Tags: African Development Center of Minnesota, Jolene Anderson-Rau, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce


March 14th, 2012

University of Minnesota, Mayo Project Wins Biotech Grant

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The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics has awarded $1.35 million to University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic researchers seeking new treatments for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a cancer of the blood that impacts the way the human body develops blood cells. The grant will help support the development of pilot studies that could someday […]

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Tags: Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, Myelodysplatic Syndrome, University of Minnesota


January 23rd, 2012

Diabetes rate growing rapidly in Minnesota,

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The worldwide diabetes epidemic is taking a huge toll in Minnesota. One-third of all adults in the state either have diabetes or are pre-diabetic, with blood glucose levels that are higher than normal. Over the past 15 years, the number of Minnesotans with diabetes has grown so fast that state health officials describe the disease […]

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January 23rd, 2012

The burden of diabetes, the hope for a cure,

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The worldwide diabetes epidemic is taking a huge toll in Minnesota. One-third of all adults in the state either have diabetes or are pre-diabetic, with blood glucose levels that are higher than normal. This week, MPR News has been running a series about the effects of diabetes on our state and the potential for a […]

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January 23rd, 2012

Minnesota researchers on the cusp of a cure

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The cure for diabetes could come from cells from pigs being raised in germ-free pens in Western Wisconsin or from human skin cells in a lab on the University of Minnesota campus…Dr. Yogish Kudva, a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, described a prototype of an artificial pancreas as a “continuous glucose sensor and transmitter.”  Additional coverage: Appleton […]

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January 23rd, 2012

Diabetes a burden for patients and society

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 …DECADE OF DISCOVERY But there’s hope that the trajectory of diabetes in Minnesota can be reversed. A new partnership between Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota, called the Decade of Discovery, is working on ways to make diabetes management more tolerable for patients so they can stick with their treatment plan. It aims to […]

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January 23rd, 2012

The Burden of Diabetes – The Hope for a Cure,

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The number of Minnesotans with diabetes is growing so fast that state health officials describe the disease as a juggernaut threatening to overwhelm the state’s health care system. But there is some hope. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota have set out to conquer diabetes within 10 years. MPR News, by […]

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