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Mayo Clinic's Zebrafish Program

Posted by Dennis Douda, Jun 18, 2014

'Mayo 150 years serving humanity' 150th Sesquicentennial LogoThere is a tiny unsung hero in the medical world, the zebrafish. Studying it has led to countless breakthroughs, from understanding how the body works, to treatments for conditions like cancer and heart disease. At Mayo Clinic, researchers often take their quest for answers to the "Fish Farm.”

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This is a special report produced for the Mayo Clinic 150th Anniversary Collection of Stories. To view other stories and learn about Mayo Clinic's sesquicentennial, please click here

 

 

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