University of Minnesota Collaborators
Dr. Greg Beilman, Department of Surgery: Force assessment in the ICU and the induction of mild hypothermia in the fibrile patient.
Dr. John Bischof, Departments of Urological Surgery and Mechanical Engineering: Ablation therapies and cellular thermal injury.
Dr. William Durfee, Department of Mechanical Engineering: New product design and body mechanics.
Dr. Arthur Erdman, Department of Mechanical Engineering: New product design and cervical traction.
Dr. Michael Loushin, Department of Anesthesiology: Malignant hyperthermia, force assessment in humans and in vitro force studies of isolated human left ventricular trabeculae; the use of opioids to prevent acute ischemic damage.
Collaborations with Other Institutions
Dr. James Coles, Medtronic, Inc.: Cardioprotection and voltage clamp of cardiac myocytes.
Dr. Hans Ginz, Anesthesiology, University of Basel/Kantonsspital, Basel, Switzerland: Force assessment in the anesthetized patient.
Dr. Alexander Hill, Medtronic, Inc.: Functional and comparative cardiac anatomy.
Dr. Timothy Laske, Medtronic, Inc.: The Visible Heart®, alternate site cardiac pacing.
Dr. Daniel Sigg, Cardioprotection and voltage clamping of cardiac myocytes.
Dr. Nicholas Skadsberg, Medtronic, Inc.: Alternate site cardiac pacing, repolarization, electrical and mechanical restitution dynamics.