About Discovery's Edge

Discovery's Edge is Mayo Clinic's research magazine, offering insight into the process and progress of medical science in support of the world's largest group medical practice.

The magazine's goal is to tell the stories of scientists and physician-researchers whose passion is improving treatment and care for patients every day through interdisciplinary studies in all areas of medicine. Discovery's Edge also reports on works in progress — ongoing efforts on the edge of discovery.

From bedside to biology and back again

The needs of the patients are seen every day in the hospitals and exam rooms across the three campuses of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Those needs are taken to the laboratory, where research discoveries are translated into therapies. Those therapies are then applied in clinical practice, meeting the needs of the patients.

And because of its dedication and innovative organization, Mayo Clinic takes research from the laboratory to the patient faster and better than anyone else. That's part of its compelling research story.

The other part of the story is the researchers themselves: Many are experts in their fields; all are talented professionals who want to find cures and improve lives. You can share in their excitement and motivation as you read their stories in Discovery's Edge.

IPad edition

Discovery's Edge is also available in a free, downloadable iPad application. The app, based on the current biannual print issue, is enhanced by a range of original additional interactive features, including video stories and interviews, animations and slide shows.

Download the Discovery's Edge app at iTunes.

Discovery's Edge staff

  • Medical editor — Karl A. Nath, M.D.
  • Executive editor — Robert J. Nellis
  • Assistant editor — Jeffrey D. Briggs
  • Online editor — Jennifer M. Gangloff
  • Art director — Jeffrey A. Satre

Volume 10, Issue 2 contents