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May 12, 2015

Marking a Milestone of Dedication to Research With a Golden Touch

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Andrew Engel, M.D., established a neuromuscular disease research laboratory at Mayo half a century ago. He’s had continuous NIH funding for an astonishing 50 consecutive years — the longest streak among Mayo researchers. 

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Tags: Dr Andrew Engel, National Institutes of Health, Neurology, research

April 30, 2015

Fishing for Answers, and Hope in Battle With Rare Disease

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Ed Shawley had to give up fishing to search for answers and help for a rare neurodegenerative condition called multiple system atrophy, which he describes as being like having ALS, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease all wrapped up into one. 

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Tags: Multiple System Atrophy, Neurologic Diseases, Neurology

February 3, 2015

Looking Forward to a Steady Future

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

For the past nine years, Sheri Finstad has lived with uncertainty. Prone to epileptic seizures, Sheri never knew when she would have another seizure or how long each episode might last. “Initially, the seizures were only during my sleep and didn’t have much of an impact. However, over time they became stronger, and I could […]

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Tags: Dr. Cheolsu Shin, Dr. Matt Stead, epilepsy, epileptic seizures, Neurology

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