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September 10th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Veterinarian Receives ACLAM Diplomate Certification

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It’s no small task ensuring that the animals used in medical research on Mayo’s Florida campus are healthy and properly cared for. C. Douglas Page, DVM, PA, the attending veterinarian at Mayo Clinic’s Department of Comparative Medicine in Florida, the supervisor and the staff of animal care technicians, take this responsibility very seriously. He recently […]

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May 21st, 2012 · Leave a Comment

What is the Death Zone?

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Another in our series on the science of the expedition, Dr. Jim McEachen, Mayo Clinic aerospace medicine fellow provides background [Editor's note: this was written before the most recent deaths]  In 1998, the popular PBS series Nova reported an ominous piece of data.  For every six successful summits on Everest, one person will die.  The show was following […]

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May 1st, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Dispatch from the Field (5-1-12)

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It’s May day…  The first of the month, and now that Conrad, Sam, Emily, Hillaree and the other climbers in the group have rotated back down to base camp, it’s a day to run them through the field testing so that there are data points to compare with their baseline scores gathered in Rochester a […]

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April 28th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Dr. Bruce Johnson and Team begins testing

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Our first message from research team leader, Mayo investigator Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.  All good, have the lab set up and looks really good.  Last night my O2 sats (saturation) were 74, which makes my PaO2 about in the 40′s… much lower than you would ever allow a patient to get.  We are sleeping on a […]

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April 28th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Dispatch from the Field 4-28-12

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From Joel Streed, Mayo Clinic News Network After more than a week of trekking, the Mayo Clinic team arrived at its destination of the Mount Everest base camp.  The arrival was a little tempered in that the team had decided to split into two groups prior to making the final push on to base camp.  […]

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March 16th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Raymond Iezzi, Jr., M.D. Receives Visionary Award from Foundation Fighting Blindness

By Gina Chiri-Osmond

Congratulations to Raymond Iezzi, Jr., M.D.! Dr. Iezzi is being honored by the Foundation Fighting Blindness with the organization’s 2012 Visionary Award. Dr. Iezzi is a consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He holds the academic rank of associate professor of ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic.  Dr. Iezzi is being recognized for […]

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February 24th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Young Investigators’ Symposium: March 31 – April 1

By Gina Chiri-Osmond

Register now for the 2012 Mayo Clinic Young Investigator Research Symposium (YIRS), From Bench to Bedside, which will take place Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1, at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota. View the complete YIRS program and registration information. This two-day event for residents, fellows, postdoctoral fellows, students, junior faculty, and allied health professionals […]

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January 6th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Rajiv Kumar, M.D. Receives 2012 John Phillips Memorial Award

By Gina Chiri-Osmond

A huge congratulations goes out to Rajiv Kumar, M.D., a consultant in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Departments of Internal Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Kumar is the 2012 recipient of the John Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine. This award is given […]

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January 6th, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Rochester Healthy Community Partnership

By jenniferschutz

Mayo Clinic, Rochester Public Schools’ Hawthorne Education Center, Winona State University and various community agencies are working together to identify opportunities to improve the health of immigrant and refugee families in  Rochester. To support this partnership and research, the National Institutes of Health has awarded a grant to Rochester Healthy Community Partnership, a collaboration that […]

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December 22nd, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Research Teams Highlighted in Science

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Science, the general research journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has highlighted three Mayo Clinic research teams in its year-end issue, out today online. The editors chose Mayo’s recently published discovery on ridding the body of scenesent cells and its impact on aging – Baker et al. Nature 2011 […]

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