COVID-19 Update - April 13th
April 13, 2020
Today we are asking what if…? with an increased sense of urgency to find solutions during this pandemic.
The University of Minnesota has a multilayered history of inventive pioneers who pushed medical boundaries to develop lifesaving medical options. Pioneers, who for more than a century have been asking the pivotal question.
From Earl Bakken and Dr. Walt Lillehei's fortuitous conversation leading to the development of the first wearable, external, battery-powered, transistorized pacemaker to Dr. Bernhard Hering and his research team pushing the boundaries to achieve immune tolerance of transplants potentially opening a new era in transplantation medicine -- their answers often help shape modern medicine.