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 events.
Interview with Dr. Issa is available in the downloads above.
Expert title for broadcast cg: Dr. Amine Issa, Mayo Clinic CV Research Fellow