Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota.
It is the first and largest integrated not-for-profit medical group practice in the world, employing more than 3,800 physicians and scientists and 50,900 allied health staff. The practice specializes in treating difficult cases through tertiary care. It spends over $500 million a year on research. In 2014, Mayo Clinic marks 150 years of continuous service to patients. Dr. William Worrall Mayo settled his family in Rochester, Minn., in 1864 and opened a medical practice that evolved under his sons into Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic has been near the top of the U.S. News & World Report List of “Best Hospitals” for more than 20 years.
The practice is distinguished by integrated care. It has been on the list of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” published by Fortune magazine for eight years in a row.
Mayo Clinic research articles from Innovation Toronto
- Mayo Researchers Extend Lifespan in Mice by as Much as 35 Percent – February 4, 2016
- Researchers reduce chronic inflammation in human cells, A major cause of frailty – November 3, 2015
- Cancer tumours ‘reprogrammed’ back into healthy tissue – August 29, 2015
- Researchers Test Bioartificial Liver Device to Treat Acute Liver Failure – July 19, 2015
- Mayo Clinic and IBM Task Watson to Improve Clinical Trial Research and Patient Care – September 8, 2014
- Mayo Clinic Researchers Apply Regenerative Medicine to Battlefield Injuries
- Mayo Clinic Restores Disrupted Heartbeat with Regenerative Intervention
- Tablet Computers Acceptable for Reading EEG Results, Mayo Clinic Study Says
- Artificial pancreas for diabetics being developed by Mayo Clinic
- Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool Shows Unprecedented Detection Rates
- Researchers Developing an Artificial Leg with a Natural Gait
- Icy therapy spot treats cancer in the lung
- Personal monitor systems may change healthcare
- Easy, At-Home Exercise Program Can Help Cancer Patients
- Smartphone Technology Acceptable for Telemedicine
- New Scan A ‘Paradigm Shift’ in Epilepsy Research
- New Approach to Reverse Multiple Sclerosis in Mice Models
- Pancreatic Cancer May Be Detected With Simple Intestinal Probe
- Researchers Building Melanoma Vaccine to Combat Skin Cancer
- Head patch measures blood flow in stroke patients’ brains
- Smaller, Faster Trials Can Improve Cancer Patient Survival
- New ‘gene therapy’ vaccine approach gives hope in fight against cancer
- Is Sitting a Lethal Activity?
- Robotic Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer Shows Promise
- New colorectal cancer test could eliminate need for colonoscopy