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Robin Patel, M.D., Chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology, has been appointed as a founding member of the new Institute for Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • August 21, 2018

Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory and Co-Director of Vector-Borne Diseases Lab Services in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, answers questions about the rat lungworm.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • August 17, 2018

At the 2018 American Association for Clinical Chemistry annual meeting in Chicago, Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., presented about how biotin can sometimes interfere with laboratory measurements.

By Kelley Luedke • August 16, 2018

Mike Baisch, a principal systems engineer at Mayo Clinic, authored an article in MedicalLab Management on staffing to workload in the laboratory. In the article, he talks about the necessity to place the right people in the right place at the right time in order for the laboratory to excel.

By Kelley Luedke • August 16, 2018

Dick Garbisch hit a milestone that not many do: his 100th birthday. For 90 of those years, Mayo Clinic has been a part of his story.

By Alyssa Frank • August 16, 2018

The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees announced on August 10 that it has elected Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Vice President and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida to succeed John Noseworthy, M.D., as president and CEO of Mayo Clinic. Dr. Noseworthy remains President and CEO through his retirement at the end of the year. Drs. Noseworthy and Farrugia will work closely together through this period of transition.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • August 13, 2018

At the 2018 American Association for Clinical Chemistry annual meeting in Chicago, Mayo Clinic experts discussed how laboratories can stay viable and competitive under the reimbursement model.

By Kelley Luedke • August 10, 2018

Mayo Clinic carves out a section of its History of Medicine Library for part of recovering bibliophile’s collection and renames the library in his honor.

By Alyssa Frank • August 9, 2018

Brooke Katzman, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Hospital Clinical Lab and Point of Care Testing at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is featured in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry “Labora-Stories” video campaign about the effects of biotin on laboratory tests.

By Kelley Luedke • August 9, 2018

The Washington Post recently reported on hookworms burrowing into a teenager’s skin during a trip to Florida. Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Lab and Co-Director of Vector-Borne Diseases Lab Services at Mayo Clinic, commented on the two main types of hookworm: human hookworms and animal, or “zoonotic,” hookworms.

By Kelley Luedke • August 7, 2018

Andrew McKeon, M.D., M.B., B.Ch., and Sean J. Pittock, M.D., neurologists and co-directors of the Mayo Clinic Neuroimmunology Laboratory in Rochester, Minnesota, answer questions about Mayo Clinic’s new test.

By Mayo Clinic Clinical Updates • August 3, 2018

Darci Block, Ph.D., Director of Laboratory Services and Co-Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, and Nikki Baumann, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory and Director of the Central Processing Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, were recently published in “Clinical Biochemistry” for their manuscript, “An Approach to Analytical Validation and Testing of Body Fluid Assays for the Automated Clinical Laboratory.”

By Kelley Luedke • August 2, 2018

A birthday concert in honor of Sister Lauren Weinandt’s 97th birthday was a special coda ahead of a major restoration and refurbishing of the carillon in Rochester.

By In the Loop • August 2, 2018