Among people age 13 to 25, only one out of every four diagnosed with opioid addiction received medication to help treat their addiction.

“Here at the University of Minnesota, hydrocephalus is the most common condition we treat in pediatric neurosurgery,” explained Daniel Guillaume, M.D., M.S., associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School, “and as such we are constantly searching for better treatments.”

The Hartwell Foundation will provide $300,000 over three years to help develop treatment for severe congenital heart defect in babies.

Chas Salmen, MD, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, was part of a team that studied 303 families living on Mfangano Island in Lake Victoria, East Africa.

Caitlin Caspi, ScD, was recently rewarded a five year, $3.24 million grant from the National, Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).