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Right Diagnosis Leads to Relief From Autoimmune Encephalitis

March 19, 2019

Right Diagnosis Leads to Relief From Autoimmune Encephalitis

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Staff in Mayo Clinic’s Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology are researching how the immune system can target the nervous system, and more importantly for patients, how to treat it.

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Tags: autoimmune encephalitis, Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, Dr. Jason Siegel, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Medical Director of Native American Programs Was 'Meant to be a Healer'

January 31, 2019

Medical Director of Native American Programs Was ‘Meant to be a Healer’

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Dr. Judith Kaur has spent her career improving the lives and health of American Indians, especially when it comes to the early detection and treatment of cancer.

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Tags: Dr Judith Kaur, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Native American Programs


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


After 'Shallow Water Blackout,' Therapeutic Hypothermia Brings Clay Meers Back

January 3, 2019

After ‘Shallow Water Blackout,’ Therapeutic Hypothermia Brings Clay Meers Back

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Clay Meers was in Florida for flight training when he passed out underwater. After exhausting nearly every treatment available, his Mayo care team tried therapeutic hypothermia — and saved Clay’s life.

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Tags: Dr. Beth Grieninger, Emergency Department, Mayo Clinic in Florida, therapeutic hypothermia


'Almost Like You Won the Lottery': CAR-T Cell Therapy Gives Cancer Patients New Hope

November 6, 2018

‘Almost Like You Won the Lottery’: CAR-T Cell Therapy Gives Cancer Patients New Hope

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Treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma had been successful for Tanis Milicevic, who was in remission for years. But when her cancer returned, she turned to Mayo and a new, individualized cell-based therapy.

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Tags: CAR-T Cell therapy, Dr. Mohamed Kharfan Dabaja, Mayo Clinic in Florida


Research Program Lighting a SPARK for the Sciences in Florida High Schoolers

October 23, 2018

Research Program Lighting a SPARK for the Sciences in Florida High Schoolers

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Science-minded high school students in Florida are getting real-world experience as researchers thanks to a new program offered by Mayo Clinic’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. Dev Mukhopadhyay, Krishnendu Pal, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Ph.D., Science Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge


They Won't be Derailed -- Mayo Team Bikes to Advance MS Research

October 18, 2018

They Won’t be Derailed — Mayo Team Bikes to Advance MS Research

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For more than two decades, staff from Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus have become Team Mayo at the annual two-day cycling event, Bike MS. The ride raises funds for people affected by multiple sclerosis.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Florida, multiple sclerosis, Sarah Knowles, Sherry Mahoney


Doctors Dance, Paint and Create Their Way to Better Care

October 11, 2018

Doctors Dance, Paint and Create Their Way to Better Care

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It’s not unusual for doctors at Mayo Clinic to get together and discuss shared interests. For one group of residents who gather monthly, the goal is improved mental health through art therapy.

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Tags: Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Tasneem Kaleem, Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Radiation Oncology


Another Transplant Games, More Medals for Curtis Higgons

September 25, 2018

Another Transplant Games, More Medals for Curtis Higgons

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In just five years since a double lung transplant at Mayo Clinic, Curtis Higgons has gone from not knowing “what having good lungs felt like” to winning medals in two swimming events.

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Tags: Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida


Lab Director Dad Will Run to Raise Funds for Diabetes Research

September 18, 2018

Lab Director Dad Will Run to Raise Funds for Diabetes Research

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When Mayo Clinic scientists Jonathan and Paula Hoyne learned their 7-year-old son had type 1 diabetes, they began learning anything they could about the disease, including how they could help others.

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Tags: artificial pancreas, Dr. Jonathan Hoyne, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Type 1 diabetes


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