The Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology’s Translational Research, Innovation and Test Development Office (TRITDO) and Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) announced 2020 Innovation Awards to advance innovation in laboratory medicine and pathology.
Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D. (CM '06), Division of Clinical Microbiology
"Point-of-Care CRISPR-Based Detection of Influenza Virus"
Fergus Couch, Ph.D. (PATH '97), chair, Division of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
"Patient-derived Organoid (PDO) Based Personalized Drug Discovery Platform for Breast and Ovarian Cancer"
Eapen Jacob, M.D. (MED '98, I1 '99, ENDO '01, PATH '05, SGPA '06), Division of Transfusion Medicine
"Mass Spectrometric Red Blood Cell Phenotyping for Transfusion Medicine Clinical Practice"
Eric Klee, Ph.D. (LABM '05)
"Establishment and Evaluation of an Innovative Machine Learning Approach to Variant Interpretation for the NGSHM Hematologic Neoplasm NGS Test"
Mohamed Salada, M.D. (LABM & PATH '19), Division of Hematopathology
"AI for Automated Flow Cytometry and Image Analysis to Improve Diagnostic Work Flow"
Brittany Siontis, M.D. (I '15), Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology
"Blood-Based Biomarkers in Sarcoma: A 'Multi-Omics' Approach"
Nancy Wengenack, Ph.D. (BIOC '00, HEMO '00, CM '02), Division of Clinic Microbiology
"Rapid Molecular Detection of Drug Resistance Markers in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Using Nanoprene Sequencing"
Mark Wylam, M.D. (GIM '98), Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
"Donor-Specific Cell Free DNA Monitoring of Thoracic Allografts"
Anastasia Zekeridou, M.D., Ph.D. (LABM '15, NAI '18), Division of Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology
"Investigations of CSF Cytokine Profiles as Diagnostic Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets of Neurological Autoimmunity"