Early in 2018, Bloomington, MN, resident Holly Ziebol was diagnosed with glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer in adults. “She has a rare type of glioblastoma that harbors a mutation in a histone gene,” explained Clark C.

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.

An interdisciplinary team of researchers and providers from the University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview hope their studies will lead to a new medical tool that dramatically improves care for movement-limited patients.

“If you look at progress in neurosurgery over the last 100 years, it has, to a large extent, paralleled and depended on advances in technology,” said Garnette Sutherland, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Calgary, Canada.

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.

More than a dozen residents, fellows and faculty members shared their experiences in a live storytelling event called the, “Metro-Wide Story Slam,” hosted by the Metro Minnesota Council on Graduate Medical Education.

According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), nurse practitioners (NPs) have been assessing patients, ordering and interpreting tests, making diagnoses and initiating and managing treatment plans — including prescribing medicatio

New research suggests that during decision-making, neurons in the brain are capable of much more complex processing than previously thought.

Mina Krenz, a first-year medical student, is one of more than 50 other classmates to have received the Future Physicians Scholarship at the Medical School’s Twin Cities campus since 2016. Support this scholarship on Give to the Max Day - Nov. 14!

I am pleased to share with you news that we recently welcomed an incoming class of 28 students into our Program.


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