Faculty

University of Minnesota Medical School researcher leads investigation into new 2018 heart donor allocation system.

An interdisciplinary team of researchers and providers from the University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview hope their studies will lead to a new medical tool that dramatically improves care for movement-limited patients.

Melissa Geller, MD, MS, and David Masopust, PhD, were the 2019 Distinguished Lectureship Award honorees on Nov. 14 at the Dean’s Distinguished Research and Lectureship.

New research suggests that during decision-making, neurons in the brain are capable of much more complex processing than previously thought.

David Hilden, MD, MPH, FACP, is an associate professor of medicine and believes faculty support of student scholarships plays a critical role in diversifying the future physician workforce. This Give to the Max Day, he encourages all fellow faculty to make a gift with him.

Addressing the opioid epidemic and physician shortage in rural America.

Mark Thomas, PhD, neuroscientist and scientific director for the U of M Medical Discovery Team (MDT) on Addiction, believes researchers have an obligation to talk with the public about the societal challenges of addiction.

The National Institute of Mental Health awarded $740K to Michael-Paul Schallmo, PhD, who will study the differences in visual context among people diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Sonya Wang, MD, received a National Institutes of Health grant to research the effects of music-based intervention (MBI) on neurodevelopment and pain response in preterm infants.

Esther Choo, MD, MPH, a founder of the TIME’S UP Healthcare organization, will speak in November in Coffman Memorial Union to help enhance the medical community’s efforts in assuring safety, equity and dignity are always upheld in the healthcare workplace.

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