Nobel Prize for Cortisone and Mayo’s Secret Aero-Medical Research in World War II
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Two films on one DVD ...
Learn how Mayo's discoveries made medical history ...
Film 1 — Reaching New Heights: Secret Stories of the Mayo Clinic Aero Medical Unit
Film 2 — Long Anticipated, Long Remembered: The Creation of Cortisone
Go behind the scenes of Mayo Clinic's top-secret aeronautical research in World War II. Through rare, classified films and archival materials, you'll see how Mayo's discoveries helped the Allies win the war … launched the era of jet aviation … and helped the U.S. develop the space program!
You'll also learn how decades of painstaking work led to the discovery of cortisone … a medication that transformed the lives of people around the world, for which two Mayo physicians received the Nobel Prize.
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