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Hope for reversing multiple sclerosis

Hope for reversing multiple sclerosis

In 1983, when Moses Rodriguez, M.D., established a small research lab to study multiple sclerosis (MS) at Mayo Clinic, he was told that he was wasting his time. Dr. Rodriguez, now an emeritus staff member, was trained as a physician in neurology. Adding basic science research to his portfolio would [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

The Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers: Torn by Irresistible Forces

The Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers: Torn by Irresistible Forces

Hours of study, lectures to attend, research to complete, labs to monitor, data to analyze, papers to write, new solutions to old problems to noodle on. It’s just another day in the life of a biomedical research student. The to-do list never seems to end. Morning to night, seven days [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Scientists As Caregivers

Scientists As Caregivers

Not long ago I had the pleasure of witnessing one of those not infrequent moments around here, when patients get together with caregivers to say thank you. Patients and their families find different ways of doing this, from cards and letters to homemade gifts as well as hugs and shout [...]

Created by Bob Nellis