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November 15, 2010

Celebrating Philanthropy to the Max

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Philanthropy has long played a vital role in Mayo Clinic’s success. From Drs. Will and Charlie Mayo, who gave their estates to endow the clinic, to little six-year-old Emma, whose story appeared on Sharing Mayo Clinic just days ago, giving is important. Similarly, you can give by participating in “Give to the Max Day” this […]

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Tags: Development, give, max, Mayo Clinic, National Philanthropy Day


September 2, 2010

From Mascara to Medicine: A Mom on a Mission

By Elizabeth Rice elizabeth rice

When their daughter was diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica (NMO) in June 2008, the world turned upside down for cosmetics entrepreneur Victoria Jackson and infomercial pioneer Bill Guthy. The diagnosing physician told them, “you know, if this were my child, I’d be going to Mayo Clinic.” And that’s exactly what they did. In the video below, […]

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Tags: 5292, 5335, 5389, Guthy Jackson, Mayo Clinic, neuromyelitis optica, NMO, Victoria Jackson, Weinshenker


August 28, 2009

Giving Back

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Glenn Primack had his first experience with Mayo Clinic during the last year, accompanying his best friend, Bob, who had cancer. Glenn describes his journey, both with Bob’s care at Mayo (led by Dr. Keith Bible) and how that experience led him to seek diagnosis and treatment at Mayo for his own increasingly debilitating pain: […]

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Tags: 5292, 5335, Cancer, Development, Glenn Primack, Mayo Clinic, Paolo Sandroni, Research, Sarcoidosis


March 17, 2009

Mayo Clinic Recognizes AT&T Foundation Support for Data Infrastructure

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Mayo Clinic leaders in information technology (IT), individualized medicine and cancer research yesterday recognized AT&T Foundation as a Principal Benefactor of Mayo Clinic and provided updates on Mayo’s Enterprise Data Trust and its implications for advancements in disease diagnosis and treatment. Through its foundation, AT&T has contributed $3.4 million to support these efforts, including a […]

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Tags: AT&T, AT&T Foundation, Bob Bass, Cancer Center, Eric Wieben, Franklyn Prendergast, Genomics, IBM, Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, NCI, Nina Schwenk


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