Mayo Clinic Physician Participates in Launch of “Rock Stars of Science” Campaign

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Dr. Ron Petersen, the director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, participated in the recent launch of the “Rock Stars of Science” campaign in GQ Magazine. The Rock Stars of Science campaign (ROCK S.O.S.) is sponsored by GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK® and GQ Magazine to spotlight the need for greater funding for medical research and to make science a more attractive career choice for tomorrow’s stars. For more information about ROCK S.O.S., visit: http://www.rockstarsofscience.org/.

The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Research Center includes some of the world’s leading researchers working together to predict Alzheimer’s Disease, improve diagnostic techniques, identify high-risk individuals, and develop tools to aid in the search for preventative treatments and an eventual cure. For more information about research at Mayo Clinic, visit: http://www.mayo.edu//. To learn how you can support research at Mayo Clinic, visit: www.mayoclinic.org/campaign/.

Karl Oestreich is a communications consultant in Public Affairs at Mayo Clinic Rochester

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2 Responses to “Mayo Clinic Physician Participates in Launch of “Rock Stars of Science” Campaign”

  1. A Meeting of the Minds « Sharing Mayo Clinic Says:

    […] the Brain — The Rock Stars of Science.” Drs. Petersen and DeKosky were involved in the Rock Stars of Science campaign that featured world-renowned scientists and some of America’s most celebrated musicians to […]

  2. Judith Kennedy Says:

    My husband was evaluated at Mayo Clinic in February and March, and we finally got the correct diagnosis for his cognitive decline: Dementia with Lewy bodies. I have created a blog (enhanced by my school psychology, life coaching and writing skills) to assist others who support someone with dementia. I am sharing it to help others. http://dementialivingwithitgraciously.blogspot.com

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