Patient Care

New research from the University of Minnesota reveals endoglin as a critical factor in determining the fate of early undifferentiated cells during development. 

In a study never been done before, Dr. Erin Krebs set out to compare opioids with nonopioids for treating serious chronic pain. The results were groundbreaking.

After a lifesaving surgery, John Cassady was inspired to pursue a career in medicine thanks to his doctor at the time, Dr. Clark Chen. Now, years after first meeting, both are at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Ever since the first death of a liver donor in 2001, transplants have been suppressed. However, a new study shows that the long-term quality of life of a donor, on average, is better than that of the average American.

The University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic are partnering in order to bring experimental medications, treatment protocols, and prevention programs to rural parts of the state. 

Researchers hope these new findings will help the development of new anti-aging drugs in the future.

After almost 14 months in the hospital, Paislyn will be going home. Paislyn and her twin sister Paisely were conjoined by their abdomen until University of Minnesota Medical School doctors performed a groundbreaking surgery. 

We have received our legacy from those who went before, and we are preparing our legacy for those who come after. It gives us perspective, foundation and purpose.

Susan Markgraf received a new kidney after a Facebook friend volunteered to donate.

After conducting one of the longest and most comprehensive studies to date, Dr. Lin Yee Chen, Department of Medicine, found additional evidence that those diagnosed with atrial fibrillation may be at greater risk for cognitive decline and dementia.