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In 1975, the Learning Resource Center in the Mayo Medical School Student Center was finding new ways to help students learn.

By Brent Westra • February 23, 2017

The Mayo Clinic Named Professorship Committee, with approval from the Board of Governors, has named Henry Tazelaar, M.D., the recipient of the Geraldine Colby Zeiler Professorship in Cytopathology—one of Mayo’s highest honors.

By April Josselyn • February 22, 2017

On the cover of the Clinical Chemistry February issue, Mayo Clinic consultants from the Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology Laboratory are represented among the many members of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry’s Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians who have participated in the building of the Clinical Chemistry Trainee Council.

By Kelley Schreiber • February 17, 2017

Jane Hermansen, Network Manager at Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratories in Rochester, Minnesota, authored an article featured in MedicalLab Management on laboratory outreach.

By Kelley Schreiber • February 16, 2017

In 1980, computerized tomographic (CT) scanning was an established medical tool that some called the greatest advance in diagnostic medicine since the discovery of the X-ray. Two Mayo Clinic radiologists discussed some of the changes that had occurred in this field and shared some of their thoughts about the place of CT scanning.

By Alyssa Frank • February 16, 2017

The holiday season is a busy time for many people, but Denise Rokke, Quality Specialist in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, always insists on making time for others, including finding time to donate blood.

By Alyssa Frank • February 15, 2017

In a recent article in Clinical Laboratory News, John Mills, Ph.D., a fellow in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses the limits of the current methods and benefits of mass spectrometry for testing for monoclonal proteins.

By Kelley Schreiber • February 13, 2017

Raghavendra (Raghav) Pillappa, M.B.B.S., a fellow in Surgical Pathology at Mayo Clinic, has been selected as the Section Editor for Social Media for the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • February 10, 2017

Mayo Medical Laboratories employees showed their support for heart disease awareness on National Wear Red Day. As the number-one killer of women in the United States, National Wear Red Day was established by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to raise awareness of this critical issue.

By April Josselyn • February 10, 2017

In October 1957, the Mayo Clinic Section of Pediatrics added a new phase to its program of child care—the Children’s Health Service in the Plummer Building.

By Brent Westra • February 9, 2017

Eric “Walt” Walters, Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, recently received the prestigious Mayo Clinic Mae Berry Award for Service Excellence.

By April Josselyn • February 9, 2017

On the January 28 broadcast of Mayo Clinic Radio, Justin Kreuter, M.D., Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center in Rochester, shared the importance of blood donation and the need for cultivating a new generation of donors.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • February 6, 2017

In 1970, Mayo Clinic pediatricians tested the usefulness of a computer-assisted diagnosis program.

By Alyssa Frank • February 2, 2017