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January 13, 2020

New Hope for Regaining His Old Life After Being Paralyzed

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Paralyzed from the neck down as a result of a surfing accident, Chris Barr thought life as he knew it was over. After enrolling in a regenerative medicine clinical trial at Mayo Clinic, however, he began to realize all was not lost.

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Allan Dietz, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Anshit Goyal, Dr. Anthony Windebank, Dr. Christine Hunt, Dr. F.M. Moinuddin, Dr. Kristin Garlanger, Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Dr. Mohammed Ali Alvi, Dr. Ronald Reeves, Dr. Wenchun Qu


July 16, 2016

Refusing to Give Up After Devastating Accident, A Farmer Finds Help and Healing at Mayo Clinic

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When Gene Franke left his farm in rural Hayfield, Minnesota, driving a semi-trailer truck loaded with hay and bound for Oklahoma, he never imagined the return leg of his journey would be as a passenger in an air ambulance jet. But in September 2011, that’s exactly what happened. A serious accident left Gene paralyzed and […]

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Tags: Air Ambulance, Mayo MedAir, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation, spinal cord injury


January 29, 2009

Bridging the Distance

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

Mayo Clinic uses technology to connect patients with home, family and friends A group of high school guys trading stories, laughing and joking is nothing out of the ordinary. Tyler Olson, a 17-year-old junior at Lake Mills High School in Iowa, is usually right in the middle of such gatherings. But on Sept. 5, 2008, […]

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Tags: CarePages, Computers, Football, Patient Support, spinal cord injury, Tyler Olson, Videoconference


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