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Diamonds are among the most coveted objects in the world. As gemstones, they are brilliant, rare and symbolic. As a raw material, they are a physicist’s best friend. If you think about certain characteristics of a material — hardness, for example, or ability to conduct heat — diamonds are usually at one extreme end of the spectrum. “It’s surprising that...
The title of doctor, whether medical or academic, carries a certain weight. After all, you don’t become one without a great deal of time, dedication and expertise. ASU Professor Patricia Friedrich and her husband, ASU Associate Professor Luiz Mesquita, are both doctors. Yet when they attended professional events together, she noticed an odd discrepancy. “People would refer to him as...
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. To read more top stories from 2017, click here . Last fall the nation’s most innovative university and the world leader in patient care and research formalized a dynamic relationship of more than a decade with the announcement of the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance...
Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care has chosen eight Alliance Fellows to be part of the inaugural Faculty in Residence program. The six-week program is designed to facilitate long-term collaborations between faculty members and research teams at Mayo Clinic and ASU. This includes fellows involved in science, engineering, biomedical informatics, economics, information systems and biomechanics. Fellows...
One of the nation’s leading proponents of digital medicine shared his thoughts and predictions on the future of health care Wednesday night at Arizona State University's Marston Exploration Theater. Eric Topol, internationally renowned cardiologist, geneticist, author and researcher, delivered the W. P. Carey School of Business' seventh annual McKenna Lecture to a crowd of more than 200 faculty, students and...
January 2017 marks the beginning of a new year, a new administration and a new opportunity to provide thoughtful input as the U.S. continues the discussion surrounding health care reform. To inform the development of alternative payment models that ensure access to, and sustainability of, high-quality health care in America, Arizona State University’s School for the Science of Health Care...
The AMA Wire: Medical students at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., are among the first in the country to be studying high-value care, one of several elements of a new longitudinal course aimed at understanding how patients access and receive health care. The course is the product of a partnership with Arizona State University’s new School for the Science of Health Care Delivery.
Last month, the Imagining Health Project represented ASU humanities research on “resilience” at the 3rd annual Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium, held for the first time at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
From seeking answers to heart failure in the gut to digital storytelling for caregivers, pushing the frontiers of medical research can have a profound impact on treatment and prevention. But getting funding for novel research ideas can be challenging. Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic are addressing this challenge. For 13 years the Mayo-ASU seed grant program has funded —...
Arizona Republic Editorial: The doctor of the future needs to think in new ways. A new Arizona partnership is training them to do it. This partnership not only offers Arizona an innovative way to run a medical school, it brings prestige to the Valley and the state. Most importantly, it focuses on preparing doctors for changes -- known and unknown -- that will affect their patients in the future.

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