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2014-10-08 00:20:17

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Agreement broadens long-standing research and development collaboration and ensures Cardio3 BioSciences' preferred access to Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine technologies - Agreement objective is to accelerate translation of discovery into clinical practice Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a leader in the...

2014-10-01 08:32:56

Former president and CEO of Mayo Medical Laboratories and chair of lab medicine and pathology for Mayo Clinic to oversee Quest's clinical testing operations MADISON, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that Franklin R. Cockerill, III, M.D., has joined the company as vice president and chief laboratory officer, effective October 1, 2014....

2014-09-19 08:20:47

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Currently commemorating their 150th anniversary of serving humanity, Mayo Clinic is bringing its values and vision to New York City via a mobile outreach exhibit. Mayo's 150 Years of Serving Humanity tour will make an appearance in Times Square on September 23rd and September 24th and will also offer free blood pressure screening to visitors. Guests will learn the story of Mayo Clinic -- from its humble beginnings as a "clinic in...

2014-09-15 23:07:19

2nd.MD Founder and CEO Clinton Phillips was selected for the prestigious Houston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Award on September 12, 2014, after deliberations of over 700 nominations. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The Houston Business Journal, 40 Under 40, is a local tradition that highlights and recognizes young business professionals who excel in their industry. The 2014 winners are the 16th class of elite winners selected by a panel of judges and recognized at a...

2014-09-08 08:38:36

ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to pilot Watson, the IBM cognitive computer, to match patients more quickly with appropriate clinical trials. A proof-of-concept phase is currently underway, with the intent to introduce it into clinical use in early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO "In an area like cancer --where time is of the essence -- the speed and accuracy that Watson offers will...

2014-07-17 12:29:43

CHENGDU, China, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 16 to June 19 of 2014, a delegation from West China Hospital, Sichuan University led by the President Li Weimin visited Mayo Clinic, the top medical institution of the United States as well as Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The delegates from the Administrative Office, the Medical Affairs Department, the Operation Department, the Research Department, the Nursing Department and International...

2014-06-09 08:28:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seres Health, a clinical-stage therapeutics company developing novel products to treat a host of disease conditions based on scientific findings related to the human microbiome, announced today that it has closed its $10 million Series B financing that included existing investors Flagship Ventures and Enso Ventures, and included new investors, Mayo Clinic, Alexandria Venture Investments, and several private investors. The company has also...

2014-04-16 12:31:18

Goal: To Accelerate Individualized Medicine Research and Development LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanguine, a technology company enabling personalized medical research for the development of new and effective treatments, today announced an agreement with Mayo Clinic Bioservices. Under this agreement, Mayo Clinic Bioservices will process, store and ship biospecimens that Sanguine has collected for clients developing new therapies. This will dramatically increase...

2014-04-16 08:34:22

Mayo Clinic and Better Team-up to Make the Healthcare Experience Simpler PALO ALTO, Calif. and ROCHESTER, Minn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better, a consumer health start-up, and Mayo Clinic today launched a new way for people to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system simply and quickly. Through a mobile device, Better provides tailored Mayo Clinic health information, 24/7 access to the clinic's experienced and highly-skilled nurses, and a Better Personal Health...

2014-02-06 12:28:12

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WellStar Health System (WellStar) and Mayo Clinic today announced that the metro Atlanta-based health system is joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. WellStar is the largest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in the southeast and the only member in metro Atlanta. Using digital technology to promote physician collaboration and...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.