Science is an Act of Love: Dr. Giancarlo Rastelli at Mayo Clinic

Date: 2020-09-01 13:24:22

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The story of a brilliant young Italian physician who made important contributions in cardiac surgery and research at Mayo Clinic before his untimely death from cancer at age 36. His values still inspire us today.

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