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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


Mayo Astrobiologist Uses NASA Experience in the Fight Against Cancer

August 1, 2017

Mayo Astrobiologist Uses NASA Experience in the Fight Against Cancer

By In the Loop intheloop

Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio arrived at Mayo Clinic with a NASA background, which she’s using in her quest to find better prevention and treatment options for gynecological cancers.

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Tags: Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Individualized Medicine


October 21, 2014

Helping Javrie

By In the Loop intheloop

All they wanted was a name. Something — anything — to call the mystery condition that plagued their young son. But appointment after appointment with local care providers had given Renata and Josiah Burdell little insight into what was happening with their son. Javrie, just 6 years old, was battling epilepsy, developmental delays, a weakened […]

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Tags: Campaign for Mayo Clinic, genetic testing, Individualized Medicine


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