Items Tagged ‘Twin Cities Business’

July 5, 2019

Mayo Clinic nets $5 million donation for virtual women’s health center

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Twin Cities Businessby Amanda Ostuni Backed by a $5 million donation from Penny and Bill George and the George Family Foundation, Mayo Clinic is establishing the Center for Women’s Health. The center is a virtual space dedicated to taking a more comprehensive and personalized approach to women’s healthcare. The Georges—who are longtime philanthropists, particularly in […]

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Tags: George Family Foundation, Mayo Clinic Center for Women’s Health, Penny and Bill George, philanthrophy, Twin Cities Business, Uncategorized, Women's Health


August 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic in Austin adding family birth center, connective link in $11M project

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Twin Cities Business by Amanda Oustuni The Austin branch of the Mayo Clinic Health System is undergoing an $11.2 million expansion project to add a third-floor Family Birth Center and two-story connecting link between the hospital and main clinic entrance. The additions were described as being part of the Mayo Clinic’s ongoing effort to bring […]

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Tags: birthing center, building expansion, Dr. Mark Ciota, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin, Twin Cities Business


August 17, 2018

Mayo Clinic Crowned Atop ‘Best Hospitals’ List for Fourth Time in Five Years

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Twin Cities Business by Sam Schaust U.S. News and World Report has again named Rochester’s Mayo Clinic the “Best Hospital” in the nation. The local health care institution and nonprofit earned the top spot last year and has now done so every one of the last five years—excluding the 2015-2016 list when it was the […]

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Tags: Best Hospitals Honor Roll, Dr. John Noseworthy, Twin Cities Business


July 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic Researcher Cites Positive Results for Cologuard-Style Liver Cancer Test

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Twin Cities Business by Don Jacobson A prominent Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist who co-invented the Cologuard stool test for colorectal cancer now says he and his colleagues at Exact Sciences Corp. have also developed a highly accurate blood DNA test for detecting liver cancer. Dr. John Kisiel, a consultant in Mayo’s gastroenterology and hepatology division and […]

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Tags: Cologuard stool test, Dr. John Kisiel, Twin Cities Business


May 25, 2018

Mayo Clinic kicks off massive ‘biobank’ project to invigorate individualized medicine research

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Twin Cities Business by Don Jacobson Among its impressive list of unique medical resources, the Mayo Clinic has always counted its “biobank” as of one its top assets: A vast collection of blood samples and other health information donated by its patients over the span of many decades…Mayo’s status as the keeper of this one-of-a-kind […]

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Tags: All of Us Research Program, biobank, Twin Cities Business


May 10, 2018

Successful commercialization of gut microbe strain could net Mayo $55M

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Twin Cities Business by Don Jacobson If biotech firm Evelo Biosciences is successful enough in commercializing its lead anti-inflammatory drug candidate — made by using a strain of human gut microbe licensed from the Mayo Clinic — the Rochester institution’s ultimate payday could be as much as $55 million. That and other information regarding Mayo’s […]

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Tags: Evelo Biosciences, gut microbiome, Mayo Clinic Ventures, Twin Cities Business


November 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 10, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Today.com 7 things your doctor wants you to know about Alzheimer’s by […]

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November 3, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN Emergency declaration is key to curbing opioid epidemic, experts say by […]

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October 13, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   New York Times Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From […]

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October 6, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Star Tribune Five signs of prescription drug abuse by Allie Shah The […]

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