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Twin Sisters Share a Diagnosis — Tay-Sachs Disease — and a Desire to Make a Difference

January 30, 2018

Twin Sisters Share a Diagnosis — Tay-Sachs Disease — and a Desire to Make a Difference

By In the Loop intheloop

Katie and Allie Buryk lived with strange symptoms for years before learning they had Tay-Sachs disease. Now, the young women are devoted to raising awareness of the disease, and finding a cure.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Marc Patterson, Individualized Medicine, Tay-Sachs disease


June 7, 2016

Diagnosing the Canvas – Mayo Physician Offers New Diagnosis for Iconic Subject of Painting “Christina’s World”

By In the Loop intheloop

Marc Patterson, M.D., recently diagnosed a patient he’d never met but had seen many times over the years. The patient, Anna Christina Olson, was the real-life inspiration for one of the most famous paintings in American history: Andrew Wyeth’s “Christina’s World.” According to a recent article in LiveScience, Olson, who lived near Wyeth in Cushing, […]

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Tags: Andrew Wyeth, Charcot-Marie-Tooth, Dr. Marc Patterson, LIveScience, Pediatric Neurology


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