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Mayo Clinic Discovery's Edge
Volume 8, Issue 3
Clinical Trials
Current clinical trials at all Mayo Clinic locations.
Areas of Research
An A-Z list of significant areas of research at Mayo Clinic.
Faculty Profiles
An A-Z list of Mayo Clinic researchers.
Search a listing of recent peer-reviewed publications by Mayo Clinic authors.
Email Newsletters
Keep up to date with Mayo Clinic activities through email newsletters.
Discovery's Edge story icon.Breast cancer: Predicting individual risk
Mayo Clinic researchers are moving closer to determining an individual woman's risk of developing breast cancer, which could help her make more-informed decisions about her health.

Discovery's Edge story icon.Biomechanics: The wrist in motion
To understand something, you sometimes have to take it apart and put it back together. That's what Mayo Clinic biomechanics specialists do with the body — in this case, the wrist. It's all in the interest of treating movement injuries.

Discovery's Edge story icon.Heart devices, infections and treatments
Infections can pose serious health problems, and when an infection involves an implanted device in the heart, it can be life-threatening. Mayo Clinic infectious disease specialists are among the best at understanding and addressing heart device infections.

Discovery's Edge story icon.Parkinson's disease and individualized medicine
A "dream team" of researchers is making international news at Mayo Clinic in Florida by discovering new genetic causes of Parkinson's disease. It's another indication that an individual's health can be affected by alterations in the genome.

Discovery's Edge story icon.Snapshot: Netherlands honors Mayo Clinic researcher
Awards for research accomplishments aren't unusual at Mayo Clinic, but when the recognition comes from a national government, it is.

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Find New Molecule to Target in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
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