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Mayo Clinic Researchers Leave for Everest on Monday

A Mayo Clinic research team of physiologists will leave for Nepal and Mount Everest on Monday afternoon, April 16, from the Rochester, Minn., airport. The team of six will be available for photos and comments at 3:30 p.m. Central time in front of the airport at 7600 Helgerson Dr. SW. [...]

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Monitoring Mt. Everest Climbers Could Help Detect Medical Trends

The Mayo Clinic Everest team is on its way home (find the story here) but monitoring the climbers continues.  Amine Issa, Ph.D.,  explains in this interview before the expedition some of what the research team hopes to learn from monitoring these elite athletes. He says the goal is to one day detect trends and prevent medical [...]

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Cognitive Game Testing For Mt. Everest Climbers

Before leaving for the trek to Mt. Everest (find the story here), Amine Issa, Ph.D., described some of the cognitive testing the team would be doing on the mountain. Having worked on similar projects involving F-22 pilot training, he explains how and why this testing is so important. Interview with Dr. Issa is available in the [...]

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