In Rochester in 1950, with ambitious new clinic building plans about to get underway, two Mayo Clinic leaders discussed Mayo Clinic’s future and the need for expansion.
In May 1986, the first official Mayo Clinic sign was uncovered. A “dig” of a landfill area just outside Rochester uncovered the original Mayo Clinic entryway stone that once graced the front of the 1914 Building.
According to a recent article in the Post-Bulletin, the Mayo family owned the second-ever radio station in Rochester, Minnesota. KLER was on the air from 1948 to 1952 and was nominally launched by Alice Mayo, wife of Dr. Charles W. Mayo.
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has honored Fergus J. Couch, Ph.D., with the ninth annual AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, funded by Susan G. Komen.
In 1974 in Rochester, Minnesota, the Conrad N. Hilton Building was under construction to include a bright and spacious skylight court to greet staff, patients, and visitors.
Jakob Erickson found meaningful work as an Environmental Services Technician in the Human Cellular Therapy Laboratory at Mayo with help from the Project SEARCH High School Transition Program. Read his story.
Due to the significant growth and demand for our laboratory solutions, Mayo Medical Laboratories has announced the posting of a new Mayo Medical Laboratories Medical Director position.
In a recent article in Clinical Laboratory News, Darci Block, Ph.D., Director of Laboratory Services and Co-Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, presented a case study that provides an example of how physicians use body fluid results to diagnose, treat, and manage patients, and highlights the role of clinical laboratories in supporting patient care.
Jeff Daehn’s job title at Mayo Clinic is, as he puts it, “pretty unique.” As Mayo’s resident carillonneur, Daehn is only the third person to hold the position at Mayo Clinic since a carillon was installed atop the Plummer Building in 1928. The instrument is fairly distinctive itself, one of just 185 in the U.S. and Canada.
Facts and figures don’t usually make very sparkling stories. Yet registration at Mayo Clinic—the numbers of people who come here for medical care—is the best single indicator of demand for Mayo services. In May 1959, a quiet, young man named K. J. Ladner, Section of Administration, presented years of studies on the who, when, and why of Mayo patients.
Matt Binnicker, Ph.D., Director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory in the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, recently presented on the Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity call, “Updated CDC Zika Laboratory Testing Guidance.”