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    Proving the theory

    Lead researcher Bernhard J. Hering, M.D., confirms that pancreatic islet cell transplantation can benefit people who have difficult-to-control type 1 diabetes

    Proof-of-concept studies that led to this Phase III clinical trial

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    10th Annual Najarian Lecture Series on May 3rd at 8:00am in Mayo Auditorium

    Joe V. Selby, M.D., M.P.H. will be presenting "Building and Disseminating Useful Clinical Knowledge Rapidly

    Lecture Flyer (PDF)

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Upcoming Events

May 3rd, 8:00am, Mayo Auditorium:

10th Annual John S. Najarian Lecture in Transplant Surgery

Building and Disseminating Useful Clinical Knowledge - Rapidly

Presentation by Joe V. Selby, M.D., M.P.H.
Executive Director
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Washington, D.C.

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Latest News for the Department of Surgery

April 5th:

U of M Doctors Suggest Alternative Procedure for Those Waiting for Traditional Liver Transplant

"Dr. Srinath Chinnakotla and his team did the surgery. He says about 16,000 patients nationwide are waiting for a liver transplant. At the University of Minnesota, 220 people are waiting for a transplant. Nationally, he says, 25 percent of people waiting for a liver die waiting. "Liver donation is a very good alternative for patients with liver disease," Chinnakotla said. In order to go through a living donor transplant, Chinnakotla says the recipients liver disease has to be at an early stage."

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