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The Neurosurgery Department is pleased and proud to announce the promotion of three of its faculty members, thanks in part to their record of published research, ability to attract grant funding, academic visibility, teaching excellence, and administra

Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FACS, Chair of Neurosurgery at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA, gave the Haines Family Lectureship on Clinical Research in Neurosurgery, September 6, 2019, in Northrup Auditorium on the U of M campus.

Several CWIMS events in the near future will fortify the group’s mission to connect and collaborate with a variety of audiences.

 The University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Anesthesiology has announced Laura Stone, PhD, will join the Department of Anesthesiology and the Pain Consortium in the summer of 2020.

New research has shown that survival outcomes for pediatric cancer patients after an organ transplant were very promising and appeared similar to general outcomes. This study demonstrated it is a viable option for physicians and insurance companies to consider when making a decision.

Each year, Minnesota Monthly releases its list of Top Doctors, who are chosen based on medical expertise and peer nominations.

(Note: September is National Pain Awareness Month. This story is one example of how people with chronic pain help those around them understand and empathize with their condition.)

Clinicians and researchers are using blood samples and Pap smears to evaluate for proteins that may be more common in women with ovarian cancer, hoping to one day develop a screening test.

Robert Gould, MD works in the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Anesthesiology as an Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Division Chief of Critical Care. His roles in coalescence are patient care, overseeing the patient experience and managing the daily and long-term logistical operations at University of Minnesota Health.

U of M Neurosurgery Department spinal cord injury research scientist and Director of Spinal Neurosurgery, Ann Parr, MD, PhD, has been named this year’s Morton Cure Paralysis Fund (MCPF) honoree during its 24th Annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser. Scheduled for Thursday, September 5, the event will be held at Majestic Oaks Golf Club in Ham Lake, MN.

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