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How fruit flies are helping make chemotherapy treatments easier on cancer patients

June 11, 2019

How fruit flies are helping make chemotherapy treatments easier on cancer patients

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Fruit flies are an all too common annoyance, but they’re also a powerful new tool for researchers at Mayo Clinic in their quest to make chemotherapy treatments easier on cancer patients.

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Discovery's Edge, Dr. Anthony Windebank, Dr. Christopher Groen, Dr. Eugenia Trushina, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Peripheral Neuropathy


Of Mice and Myeloma: Researchers Unlock Promising New Model in Fight Against Cancer

May 30, 2019

Of Mice and Myeloma: Researchers Unlock Promising New Model in Fight Against Cancer

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Researchers can now more accurately predict which multiple myeloma treatments are likely to work in humans after a scientific breakthrough on Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus.

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Tags: Discovery's Edge, Dr. Leif Bergsagel, Dr. Marta Chesi, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, multiple myeloma


ALS Research Turns Personal for Patient, Researcher

January 29, 2019

ALS Research Turns Personal for Patient, Researcher

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As a researcher in neuroscience, Mayo Clinic’s Tania Gendron, Ph.D., doesn’t typically see patients, so she was excited for the opportunity to meet with a patient who was interested in her ALS research.

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Tags: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Discovery's Edge, Dr. (Kevin) Boylan, Dr. Leonard Petrucelli, Dr. Tania Gendron, Mayo Clinic in Florida


5-Year-Old ‘Superhero’ Receives Medal for His Fight Against Neurofibromatosis

August 29, 2017

5-Year-Old ‘Superhero’ Receives Medal for His Fight Against Neurofibromatosis

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Gus Erickson is just 5 years old, but he’s already earned superhero status for his courage and strength. The Neurofibromatosis Network recently named Gus its 2017 NF Champion for the way he’s battled the disorder. 

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Tags: Discovery's Edge, Dr. David Daniels, Dr. Dusica Babovic, Neurofibromatosis


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