Featuring Sheila Specker, MD, Department of Psychiatry, featured in story about rising opioid abuse in Minnesota.
The first commercial implant in the U.S. with the Vercise System took place at the University of Minnesota Medical Center by University of Minnesota Medical School faculty physicians.
The University of Minnesota Medical School along with community members and local economic leaders, gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the new home of the Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team (MDT).
Opioid linked deaths due to prescription drug addiction have risen significantly since 2000. In 2015 there were 572 drug overdose deaths in Minnesota, up from 129 in 2000. Now the crisis is affecting Minnesota employers as employees miss work and struggle with completing projects on time.
The University of Minnesota Medical School is proud to announce Apostolos Georgopoulos, M.D., Ph.D. has been awarded the American Legion Distinguished Sevice Medal, recognizing his decades of research into Gulf War Illness and traumatic brain injuries common among veterans.
The University of Minnesota Medical School is proud to announce several new team members to its Medical Discovery Teams (MDT).
Gordon Smith, Ph.D., will join the Medical Discovery Team as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience
Jocelyn Richard, Ph.D., has accepted a faculty position in the Department of Neuroscience and as a member of the Medical Discovery Team (MDT) on Addiction
Benjamin Saunders, Ph.D. has accepted a faculty position in the Department of Neuroscience and is now a member of the Medical Discovery Team (MDT) on Addiction
HSEC will provide interprofessional and interactive learning, as well as access to technology and simulation that is critical to training the next generation of medical professionals.