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June 16, 2017

Flashback: 1939 — Lou Gehrig Comes to Mayo Clinic

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Diagnosed with ALS in the 1930s, the famous baseball player Lou Gehrig not only got the answers he was seeking at Mayo Clinic, he left an enduring mark on the health care organization that still lingers today.

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Tags: ALS, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig

July 10, 2009

ESPN Feature on Lou Gehrig and Mayo Clinic

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

ESPN has produced an “Outside the Lines” story about baseball hall-of-famer Lou Gehrig based on the correspondence he and his wife had with his Mayo Clinic physician in the years following his retirement from baseball and his diagnosis with ALS, the disease that later came to bear his name. The video story and copies of […]

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Tags: ALS, Lou Gehrig

February 4, 2009

Mayo Clinic Neurologists Explain Their Interest in ALS

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice (@elizabeth rice)

Check out this video to learn why two Mayo Clinic neurologists, Eric Sorenson, M.D., and Brian Crum, M.D., choose to  research and treat patients with ALS, which is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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Tags: ALS, Dr. Brian Crum, Dr. Eric Sorenson, lou gehrig's disease, neurologist

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