Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic was founded in 1889 and is known as a preeminent research and medical treatment institution. The Mayo Clinic at Rochester employs over 30,000 people. Mayo Clinic is known for leading edge Biomedical imaging, diagnosis and treatment as well as cutting edge patient and professional education. Mayo Clinic has expanded to the Phoenix, Arizona and Jacksonville, Florida area where it offers treatment and research services. Today, Mayo Clinic employs over 3,500 physicians and more than 3,000 research personnel.

Address
Main-Rochester, Minnesota; Satellite Clinics: Scottsdale/Phoenix AZ; Jacksonville, Florida
Website
http://www.mayoclinic.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayo_Clinic

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Medical research

Researchers extend lifespan by as much as 35 percent in mice

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that senescent cells - cells that no longer divide and accumulate with age - negatively impact health and shorten lifespan by as much as 35 percent in normal mice. The results, which ...

Genetics

'Rare' brain disorder may be more common than thought: study

A global team of neuroscientists, led by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida, have found the gene responsible for a brain disorder that may be much more common than once believed. In the Dec. 25 online issue of Nature Genetics, ...

Genetics

Glowing cats help in fight against AIDS, other diseases

Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a genome-based immunization strategy to fight feline AIDS and illuminate ways to combat human HIV/AIDS and other diseases. The goal is to create cats with intrinsic immunity to the feline ...

Genetics

Study finds new genetic cause of neurodegeneration

(Medical Xpress) -- Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered two mutations responsible for a devastating neurological condition they first identified 15 years ago. The researchers say their study -- appearing in Nature Genetics ...

Medical research

Obese mice lose anxiety when 'zombie cells' exit their brain

Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have shown in mice that obesity increases the level of "zombie" or senescent cells in the brain, and that those cells, in turn, are linked to anxiety. When senolytic drugs are used ...

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