Patient Care

A new antibody test developed by the laboratory of Marc Jenkins, PhD, is now in clinical use with the help of Amy Karger, MD, PhD, and the Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Minnesota.

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have begun enrolling patients in newly launched clinical trials involving a blood pressure medication, losartan, as a potential treatment for those recently diagnosed with COVID-19.

The Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s 2020 “Top Doctors: Rising Stars” included 97 University of Minnesota Medical School doctors this year, across 18 departments.

Led by Sophia Yohe, MD, in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, a small team of researchers and technicians transformed two buildings inside the U’s Biomedical Discovery District into Minnesota’s fourth on-site testing facility for COVID-19.

The Division of Movement Disorders in the Department of Neurology was recently named a “Center of Care” by the CurePSP Foundation. 

Erin Westfall, DO, targets pediatric whole-person healthcare by opening a fully integrated medical and dental clinic in Mankato.

From groundbreaking to the first patient, the new surgical suite, or “T-Suite,” at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center took a little over a year to construct, but the concept of melding clinical technology and research technology had been evolving for decades.

The University of Minnesota Medical School is a leading center in a multi-institutional study investigating the safety and efficacy of an innovative viral immunotherapy for recurrent glioblastoma.

A program offered through the Institute for Engineering in Medicine, called the “Clinical Immersion Program,” links the medical technology community with Medical School faculty to inspire new collaborations and, even possibly, devices that work to improve clinical delivery systems and patient care.

Nearly 3 million Americans are living with Atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is an arrhythmia that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other complications.