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NeuroSafe 2019 – the fourth annual NeuroSafe symposium – will be held, August 8-9, at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of M innesota’s Minneapolis Campus. This one-of-a-kind symposium creates opportunities for conversations among experts and attendees about practical, achievable ways to improve the safety and quality of a neurosurgical practice in the context of the triple aim — enhancing the patient experience, improving population health, and reducing healthcare's per capita cost.

Ann Stroink, MD, head of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Washington Committee, recently updated Minnesota Neurological Society members about the Committee’s activities and priorities. The Committee is a group of volunteers who passionately and tirelessly advocate for the practice of neurosurgery and its patients.

After years of clinical testing, Oculogica has launched their newest medical device created by the Department of Neurosurgery’s Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD.

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School are now promoting the idea that brain function does not result exclusively from the activity of neurons, but from the coordinated activity of both neurons and Astrocytes.

A deeper look into meeting the challenges of indigenous dementia in Native American and rural communities.

The VA Longitudinal Undergraduate Medical Education clerkship, often referred to as VALUE, places a tremendous effort in creating the best experience for students– and patients.

Endowment from Lupus Link Minnesota helps Center for Autoimmune Diseases Research to focus on systemic lupus.

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