Items Tagged ‘neurodegenerative diseases’

April 22, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Florida Times-Union Renowned neurosurgeon recruited by Mayo Clinic by Charlie Patton Alfredo […]

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Tags: 3D printing lab, ABC 15 Arizona, ABC15's Rally for Red, Albert Lea Tribune, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Prevention Registry, amyloid beta production, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), anatomical modeling lab, AOL News, Aol.On

June 15, 2012

Mayo Clinic’s Brain Bank Drives Big Research Finds


Dr. Dennis Dickson holds half of a human brain in his hand, studying it as a graduate student reads the medical history of the 68-year-old man whose thoughts, words and movements the organ once controlled. The man’s doctors suspected he had multiple system atrophy, a rare neurodegenerative disease often confused for the more-common Parkinson’s disease. […]

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Tags: Jacksonville Business Journal, multiple system atrophy, neurodegenerative diseases

February 14, 2012

Lou Ruvo Center’s world-class services are for locals, too


When the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health opened to patients in July 2009, one of its primary objectives was to provide a place for Las Vegas residents suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases to obtain treatment locally… Venetian cage cashier Dean Bengert, 51, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s four years ago. […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Cleaveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Dean Bengert, Las Vegas, neurodegenerative diseases, parkinson's disease

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