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April 29th, 2014

Rochester Epidemiology Project: A Boon for Researchers and Patients

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

   With its origins dating back to the early days of the Mayo Clinic, the Rochester Epidemiology Project is the medical resource behind discoveries that have affected patients around the globe. It’s been treasured by researchers and funded by the National Institutes of Health for nearly 50 years. Data collected from several generations of patients […]

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Tags: epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, medical population studies, medical research, Olmsted County, Olmsted Medical Center, patient records, research, Rochester Epidemiology Project

December 4th, 2009

Rochester Epidemiology Project


The Rochester Epidemiology Project (aka one of Minnesota’s and the United States’ best, yet hardly noticed, medical resources) is trying to raise its visibility. What is the REP? Probably the largest and oldest  population-based medical consortium in the country. Researchers have been answering medical trend questions, characterizing frequencies of diseases and conditions, and tracking key […]

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Tags: epidemiology, medical population studies, medical research, Rochester Epidemiology Project

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