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Sep 17, 2015 · New Drug Combo Attacks Melanoma Cancer Cells

Metastatic melanoma is known as “the cancer that gives cancer a bad name.” While melanoma makes up less than 2 percent of all skin cancer cases, it accounts for the vast majority of skin cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer Society. An estimated 73,870 new cases of melanoma [...]

Aug 27, 2015 · Sequencing patient DNA to prevent adverse drug reactions and maximize drug efficacy

Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine, is planning to sequence the DNA of 10,000 Mayo patients for 69 genes that can affect how the body metabolizes, transports and reacts to certain drugs. The gene variations observed that are known to influence drug response will be entered [...]

Aug 12, 2015 · Mayo Clinic THINK BIG Challenge to offer entrepreneurs $100,000 start-up funds, expert guidance

Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic Ventures and AVIA have issued the Mayo Clinic THINK BIG Challenge, a national competition offering awards totaling $100,000 for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to transform the future of health and health care. Entrepreneurs can apply for [...]
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