Research

A recent article in HealthDay News reported on a case of an avid 26-year-old outdoorswoman from Oregon who became the first human ever infected by a type of eye worm previously seen only in cattle. Audrey Schuetz, M.D., Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of Clinical Microbiology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, comments on the eye worm.

By Kelley Schreiber • February 20, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the genomic analysis using regularized regression in high-grade serous ovarian cancer.

By Kelley Schreiber • February 19, 2018

Encephalitis caused by the immune system attacking the brain is similar in frequency to encephalitis from infections, Mayo Clinic researchers report in Annals of Neurology.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • February 13, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the prediction of oncologic outcomes in Renal cell carcinoma after surgery.

By Kelley Schreiber • February 12, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights cryptogenic cirrhosis and sitosterolemia, a treatable disease if identified but fatal if missed.

By Kelley Schreiber • February 5, 2018

A new test developed by researchers at Mayo Clinic shows which mutations in the BRCA2 gene make women susceptible to developing breast or ovarian cancers. The research behind the test was published today in the American Journal of Human Genetics.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • January 30, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights pathways impacted by genomic alterations in pulmonary carcinoid tumors.

By Kelley Schreiber • January 29, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights improving immune-vascular crosstalk for cancer immunotherapy.

By Kelley Schreiber • January 22, 2018

Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are at risk of progressing to multiple myeloma or a related cancer─even after 30 years of stability, according to findings of a study by Mayo Clinic researchers published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • January 19, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights how the loss of FOXO1 cooperates with TMPRSS2-ERG overexpression to promote prostate tumorigenesis and cell invasion.

By Kelley Schreiber • January 15, 2018

A study by Mayo Clinic researchers found that most patients with suspected spinal cord inflammation of unknown cause have an alternative, specific diagnosis. The research is published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • January 11, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights how cardiac troponin is released from injured myocardium.

By Kelley Schreiber • January 8, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights multifaceted Fanconi anemia signaling.

By Kelley Schreiber • January 1, 2018