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Happy Birthday Alex Kasak!

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Mayo Everest Research Team member Alex Kasak is celebrating his 25th birthday on Mount Everest today. Alex, from Austin, Minnesota, is a research assistant who was added to the team at the last moments and has played an important role in all the testing that’s going on. He already began receiving Facebook greetings from his […]

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Conrad Anker interview from Mt.Everest Base Camp

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Everest expedition leader Conrad Anker gave this interview to Mayo Clinic News Network’s Joel Streed on May 1, 2012 at base camp on the mountain. Video and images you see were taken by Joel Streed on location; laboratory footage of Conrad Anker was taken by Mayo Clinic while he underwent baseline testing at the clinic […]

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Dispatch from the Field (5-4-12)

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From Joel Streed, Mayo Clinic News Network It was back to task this morning, as we ran the climbers through an abbreviated series of testing.  This was also most likely the final round of physical testing that the climbers will go through before heading to the summit. In the picture below, Hilaree O’Neill completes her […]

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