Startups seeking to advance research and bring their innovations to market have opportunities to compete for federal funds and access support from participating agencies. Jon Zurn, from the Strategic Funding Office for Research at Mayo Clinic, explains funding options, how the non-dilutive granting process works, and available resources.
Serving as a “Charity Entrepreneur,” after a Career in Clinical Medicine: Interview with Dr. Lucia Coulter of the Lead Exposure Elimination Project
Lead poisoning can lead to lifelong cognitive and cardiovascular problems. Exposure to lead imposes massive costs on individuals — and on national economies. Dr. Coulter describes transitioning from practicing clinical medicine to founding a startup organization focused on reducing the human cost of lead poisoning.
What advances in the microbiome industry are likely to benefit the future of patient care? Experts from the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and Mayo Clinic Ventures shared with the Exchange community in a recent panel discussion why they’re excited about this area in terms of healthcare innovation.
Mayo Clinic has academic medical centers in medical device hubs in Minnesota and Florida, and gastroenterology is a focal area in its practice. These assets have contributed to endoscopic innovation. Drs. Elizabeth Rajan and Vivek Kumbhari, are among the faculty leaders developing cutting-edge gastrointestinal endoscopic techniques.
Public and environmental health remain inextricably linked: in recent decades, Mayo Clinic has intensified its work to conserve resources. In recognition of World Environment Day, leaders on Mayo’s Green Committee and in Mayo’s Office of Sustainability highlight some of the initiatives.
Driving Patient Care Forward Via Commercial Partnerships: A Discussion with Mayo Clinic’s Yemi Sokumbi, M.D.
Mayo Clinic is a physician-led organization — operational administrators work in partnership dyads with leaders from Mayo’s consulting staff to fulfill its mission. Dr. Yemi Sokumbi discusses the role of medical leadership in the Department of Business Development, and in bringing new healthcare technologies to patients.
How Mindfulness Skills Can Reduce Violent Deaths: An Interview with Professor Jens Ludwig of the University of Chicago
Homicide is a first-order public health problem in the U.S. Dr. Jens Ludwig shares developments in behavioral science to understand underlying causes of gun violence, and the impact of training in mindfulness on reducing violent crimes.
A COVID-Era College President and a Healthcare Policy Leader: Interview with Vassar College’s President Elizabeth Bradley
As a leading voice in public health, health equity challenges, and cross-border dynamics in medicine, President Elizabeth Bradley has brought deep expertise to Vassar College’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Combating the Pandemic and other Public Health Challenges: An Interview with UNICEF’s Innovation Team
UNICEF is uniquely positioned to support the global COVID-19 response — which extends beyond rolling out vaccines. UNICEF’s Kidus Asfaw and Dr. Abou Kampo discuss leveraging partnerships and a vast supply chain to tackle the overlooked challenges of the pandemic.
Celebrating Five Years of Specialized Care at the Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health: A Discussion with Mayo Clinic’s Sarah A. McLaughlin, M.D.
The Center for Breast Health is a multi-disciplinary center and is at the vanguard of programs offering patient-centered care, tailored to a specific disease area. Dr. Sarah McLaughlin, founding director of the center, discusses Mayo Clinic’s team-based approach to medicine.
Rita Khan, chief digital officer of Mayo Clinic, discusses the digital evolution that Mayo Clinic is embarking on as part of its 2030 strategy to cure, connect, and transform healthcare, and how the pandemic has accelerated its efforts.
Expanding Immunotherapies Available to Fight Cancers and Other Serious Diseases: One-Minute Interview with Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Hong Qin
Mayo Clinic has built new biotherapy facilities to support research and manufacturing of emerging immunotherapies. Dr. Qin, with appointments in cancer biology and hematology/oncology, and as director of regenerative immunotherapies, has overseen the expansion of facilities on the Florida campus.
Attorneys from Holland & Knight, one of the largest healthcare and life sciences law practices in the U.S., presented to members of the Exchange on what healthcare entrepreneurs need to know about the different FDA regulatory pathways to market for medical software.
Driving Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity in Healthcare: A Discussion with Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Anjali Bhagra
Dr. Anjali Bhagra, medical director of the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, clinical investigative internist, and professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic, discusses combating health disparities and research focused on enhancing resilience and stress reduction in women and healthcare professionals.
Dr. Kaveh Safavi, a senior managing director responsible for Accenture’s offerings for providers, health insurers, and public and private health systems globally, shares healthcare trends that will drive the sector’s evolution.
Kidney Health Innovations with Academic and Corporate Partners: One-Minute Interview with Mayo Clinic’s Dr. LaTonya J. Hickson
Dr. LaTonya J. Hickson established a broad kidney disease research agenda during her tenure as an innovator in Mayo Clinic’s top-ranked Nephrology program in Minnesota. Earlier this year Dr. Hickson relocated to the Florida campus, where she chairs the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, leads cutting-edge research, and works with…
An Introduction to Fundraising for Healthcare Startups from Accenture: A Discussion with Andew Lackner
Andrew Lackner, a leader within Accenture’s corporate innovation and new venture incubation practice, presented to members of the Exchange on fundraising practices and trends in the healthcare industry.
Physicians’ Roles in Medical Device Innovation: One-Minute Interview with Professor Sruthi Thatchenkery of the UCL School of Management
How can medical device startups benefit most from working with physicians? Professor Thatchenkery discusses key findings of research conducted with colleagues from Stanford and Harvard Business School, on the role of physician-users in supporting — or stymieing — a venture’s ability to innovate.
NBA All-Star Pau Gasol shares the important work being done by his foundation — the Gasol Foundation — to eliminate childhood obesity globally, and strategies for fighting health disparities exacerbated by COVID-19.
Entrevista de un minuto con Pau Gasol sobre cómo aprovechar la plataforma de una estrella del deporte en pro de la salud pública
Entrevista de un minuto con Pau Gasol sobre cómo aprovechar la plataforma de una estrella del deporte en pro de la salud pública 29 de Septiembre de 2020 – Por Jared Mueller, Director de Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange Además de haber sido seis veces All-Star de la NBA y haber…
Partners from Holland & Knight, one of the largest healthcare and life sciences law practices in the U.S., presented to members of the Exchange on what healthcare entrepreneurs need to know about securing and protecting intellectual property.
Expanding the Number of Lungs for Transplant as COVID-19 Increases Demand: One-Minute Interview with Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Jorge M. Mallea
Currently, less than 25% of donated lungs are eligible for transplantation. Dr. Jorge Mallea serves as the medical director of a new facility on the Mayo Clinic in Florida campus that will use ex-vivo lung perfusion and other emerging technologies to increase the number of lungs for transplant.
Interview with Professor Regina Herzlinger on Balancing Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance with a Prominent Academic Career
Regina Herzlinger is the first woman to be both tenured and chaired at Harvard Business School, where she now serves as the Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration. She has written three best-selling trade health care books and is finalizing her latest book — Innovating in Healthcare: Creating Breakthrough…
Interview with Dr. Ashley Mooneyham, who advises medical researchers and innovative health care startups on pursuing federal funding, including Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants from the U.S. government.
This spring and summer, thousands of innovators and researchers at Mayo Clinic have turned their attention to protecting patients from COVID-19. Many are directly working to develop a vaccine. The Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange and its member companies and innovators are also doing their part.
Mayo Clinic’s immigrant entrepreneur heritage dates back to Dr. William Worrall Mayo, an English immigrant and founder of Mayo Clinic, and Mother Mary Alfred Moes.
This summer, Mayo Clinic is proudly launching the Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange. The Exchange is a membership platform tailor-made for the challenges facing entrepreneurs and the health care sector in this volatile era.