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Aspirin is a hot topic in the news this month, thanks to a large international trial called ASPREE (ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly), which examined aspirin as a method of prevention of cardiovascular disease, dementia, depression, and some cancers in more than 19,000 participants in Australia and the USA.

Paul* had been a patient at Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic for a few years when he met attorney Rebecca Dodson. 

On the computer screen glows a familiar map of the world. A friend has sent Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH, the image, which illustrates the disparity between the map produced in the 16th century

Family medicine residents who graduate from the University of Minnesota find themselves in a unique position to shape their careers according to their medical and personal interests.

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Surgery and Schulze Diabetes Institute, collaborating with colleagues at Northwestern University, have maintained long-term survival and function of pancreatic islet transplants despite complete discontinuation of all anti-rejection drugs on day 21 after the transplant.

The award, bestowed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) to living surgeons who have developed life-changing surgical advances, recognized Buchwald as “a true surgeon-scientist who, through creativity and perseverance, has made seminal contributions to science and society.”

View an infographic of faculty and trainee publications and presentations for 2018.

Three-month-old Colton Fearing is a charmer. Incredibly vocal, his happy personality is already shining through.

Megan is one of several music students who perform various instruments (piano, flute, violin, piano, cello) for patients in the lobby of the CSC as part of the new class called “Music Outreach in Healthcare Settings.”

A multidisciplinary group of researchers and physicians has been gathering on the University of Minnesota campus to discuss an area experiencing explosive scientific growth: neurorobotics. Called the Neurorobotics Research Consortium, the group builds on the work done at the university with the Brain Aneurysm Research Consortium. “We brought everyone together on campus who was doing brain aneurysm research for monthly meetings and have developed projects that are beginning to evolve,” explained Neurosurgery Department Assistant Professor Andrew Grande, MD (and co-founding member of both groups). “We are applying that same concept to neurorobotics.”

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