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Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, discusses ticks and lyme disease on KIMT 3 News. View this post to watch the video clip.

By Kelley Schreiber • June 22, 2017

They called him the “iron horse” and the “pride of the Yankees.” But when baseball great Lou Gehrig came to Mayo Clinic in June 1939, his name became associated with an illness called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Today, ALS is known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

By Alyssa Frank • June 22, 2017

Last month, Mayo Clinic hosted a pair of distinguished visitors: Gerard and Margit Moes. The couple traveled from their home in Luxembourg to Rochester, Minnesota, to see and learn more about the place Gerard’s ancestor, Mother Alfred Moes, famously helped to create back in the late 1800s.

By Brent Westra • June 15, 2017

William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and President of Mayo Medical Laboratories, was recently profiled in Minnesota Healthcare News.

By Kelley Schreiber • June 15, 2017

Sharon Zehe, J.D., an attorney at Mayo Clinic and Vice President of Business Affairs for Mayo Medical Laboratories, recently presented at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Boston on “Four Issues for Providers of Precision Medicine.”

By Kelley Schreiber • June 13, 2017

Michael Henry, M.D., Consultant in the Division of Anatomic Pathology, has received the 2017 Outstanding Physician/Scientist Educator Award from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences for his long-term and significant commitment to education.

By April Josselyn • June 12, 2017

From the horse-drawn ambulance circa 1905 to a state-of-the-art helicopter and fixed-wing services of today, Mayo Clinic has been a leader in the safe, effective transportation of patients. Watch this video to see Mayo Clinic’s journey of medical transportation.

By Alyssa Frank • June 8, 2017

Shelley Kleinwort, a Business Intelligence Manager for Mayo Medical Laboratories, has been donating blood for the last 25 years. Growing up in Byron, Minnesota, and being part of the Mayo Clinic community, she has always known the need for blood donations and how much they can benefit patients.

By Alyssa Frank • June 6, 2017

Paula Santrach, M.D., Consultant in the Division of Transfusion Medicine and Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, was named the recipient of the 2017 American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) Founders Award during the ACMQ Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

By April Josselyn • June 2, 2017

Nhien Chau, Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, decided to face his fear of public speaking by joining the Rochester Chamber Toastmasters group.

By Kelley Schreiber • June 1, 2017

In May 1863, while the Battle of Chancellorsville was raging in Virginia and shortly before the climactic Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, an English-born, Minnesota-based physician named William Worrall Mayo, M.D., signed an oath of office. By appointment of President Abraham Lincoln, he agreed to serve as an examining surgeon for the Union Army.

By Brent Westra • June 1, 2017

In a recent article in the Star Tribune, Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, weighs in on bugs present in Minnesota to watch out for this summer.

By Kelley Schreiber • May 30, 2017

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) has announced the 2017 “40 under Forty” honorees. Each year, the Selection Committee identifies 40 ASCP members under the age of 40 who are recognized for being future pathology and laboratory medicine leaders. There are six Mayo Clinic staff members on this year’s list of honorees.

By April Josselyn • May 29, 2017