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.

Ratan Banik, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Anesthesiology and Professor Clark Chen, MD, PhD in the Department of Neurosurgery co-authored the paper titled “Spinal Hematoma After Interlaminar Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection” in Anesthesiology.

Since graduating, Patton has maintained close ties to his alma mater as a preceptor for students’ clinical rotations, helping them gain first-hand experience at his business.

Dr. Bernadette Gillick has received an R21 Exploratory/Developmental grant from the National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

Cytomegalovirus or CMV is a common virus that infects people of all ages. Over half of adults by age 40 have been infected with CMV.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which is held every year to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.

Richard C. Prielipp, MD, MBA, FCCM and Assistant Professor Ilana R. Fromer, MD from the University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Anesthesiology co-authored “Doing the Math: Computation Errors During Critical Drug Administration” published in ANESTHESIA & ANALGESIA.

On July 11, 2019, two-month-old Colton Fearing underwent a unique endoscopic procedure to correct what’s known as scaphocephaly – an uncharacteristically long, narrow head. The condition was caused by the fusion of his sagittal suture, which is located on the top of the head, running from the soft spot to the back of the skull. If not surgically released, the fused suture could create several neurological issues.

Chan SSK, Arpke RW, Filareto A, Xie N, Pappas MP, Penaloza JS, Perlingeiro RCR...

The Stem Cell Biology Masters Program, graduated four students this year, joining a total of 60-degree awardees since the program’s inception 8 years ago.


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