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July 27th, 2017

Meet the Investigator: Kristin R. Swanson, Ph.D.

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

At the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, hundreds of researchers dedicate their professional lives to reducing the burden of cancer. Each one has a unique story. In this video, Kristin R. Swanson, Ph.D., a brain cancer researcher at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Phoenix, Arizona, discusses her research. This article originally appeared in Forefront, Mayo Clinic Cancer […]

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Tags: Brain, cancer, Kristin, research, Swanson

February 15th, 2013

Postpartum Stroke Study at Mayo Clinic

By anonymous-49785 anonymous-49785

“Postpartum stroke” is a stroke that occurs within six weeks of giving birth. Strokes are a focal brain problem causing loss of function, which occurs because of occlusion of the blood vessel causing lack of blood flow. As a consequence, that part of the brain stops functioning. This is a permanent problem that can cause […]

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Tags: birth, Blood, Brain, clinical research, clinical study, clinical trials, female, neurology, peripartum, postpartum, postpartum stroke, pregnancy

March 3rd, 2011

Mayo Researcher Wins Potamkin Prize


It was just last week that I was reading a comment about the need for continued funding for basic research in dementia. That need for more foundational knowledge about the how and why behind Alzheimer’s and related conditions was underscored for me when the American Academy of Neurology announced its Potamkin Prize winners this year. […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Brain, dementia, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, neurology

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