July 25, 2019

Space medicine: Jacksonville researchers talk about cells sent to International Space Station

By Karl Oestreich

First Coast News
by Alexander Osiadacz

Researchers at Mayo Clinic are looking to the stars to help understand how cells grow and respond. “Looking up at the stars at night, you look up at the moon, it's extremely humbling to see how small we are in the greater universe,” Mayo Clinic Neurologist Dr. William D. Freeman said. Precious cargo aboard a SpaceX rocket launched December 2018 carrying stem cells to the International Space Station as part of a Mayo Clinic research project that began in 2017.

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Context: William Freeman, M.D. is an international renown expert in neurological and neurosurgical emergencies, acute stroke/cerebrovascular diseases, neurohospital medicine, and neurocritical care. You can read more about Dr. Freeman's research here.

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