At 81, Dr. Larry Schut is back at the University of Minnesota's ataxia clinic that he founded, working with ataxia patients in an attempt to find a cure for the disorder that has taken the lives of 64 members of his family over five generations.
|Dr. Larry Schut poses with Gulin Oz of Turkey, a researcher at the University of Minnesota’s ataxia clinic that Schut founded. They were part of a team that hiked the North Shore last week to raise funds for the National Ataxia Foundation. (Submitted photo)|
The Maple Lake man is also in the midst of his goal of walking 60 miles this month to raise funds for the National Ataxia Foundation, an organization his father and uncle founded in 1957. That was 60 years ago, hence the "60 for 60" Hike to Cure Ataxia.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017