Brown Bag Session this Friday!
Join Melanie Graham, Ph.D, Director of the Preclinical Research Center in PWB 11-157 at noon for a presentation on "Designing complex animal disease models that enhance translational value to the clinic".
On June 15th, Join us for the Goodale Memorial Symposium
In honor of Dr. Robert Goodale and his unwavering support of research at the University of Minnesota, there will be a number of internal and external speakers throughout the day.
600th surgery for Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Program
In February, Greg Beilman, M.D., scrubbed in for a surgery that in many ways was both routine and remarkable.
May 26th: Grand Rounds
Resident Case Presentations
Presentations by Osama A. Alsaied, M.D., Bela Denes, M.D., and Daniel J. Stephens, M.D.
May 27th-28th: CME Event
Bariatric Education Days: Advances in Bariatric Care
This two day course will include case presentations, interactive lectures with question-and-answer periods, panel discussions, and the utilization of interactive technology (ARS).
May 29th: Abstract Deadline
Department of Surgery Research Day
All faculty, residents, staff (including post docs, fellows, scientists, etc) and students in the Department of Surgery are invited to submit an abstract. Abstracts recently presented at meetings are encouraged. Please email a copy of your abstract along with the name and contact information of the presenting author to email@example.com to reserve your space. Abstract deadline is May 29th.
You can contact Erin Brudvik for any questions you may have at 625-9798 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Latest News for the Department of Surgery
Hart previously tried to help a kid in need of a kidney but she found out she wasn't a match. Since she couldn't help him she decided she could help someone else. With the help of the University of Minnesota she joined the National Kidney Registry Pair Exchanged Program.
"Let’s say, there’s a non-directed donor with a blood type O who donates to a recipient who is a blood type O. That recipient had a donor who could not have donated to him that's a blood type A. However that donor now can donate to another recipient who's the same blood type," Dr. Raja Kandaswamy of the University of Minnesota said.
Full article here - KSTP Story
TV Segment for transport chain - Nightline
Early detection, immediate therapy and surveillance are the three pillars of the new Aortic Center.
When an aortic aneurysm bursts, patients may have minutes to live.
But even if the aortic aneurysm—a weakening or bulge in the walls of the aorta, the body’s largest artery—hasn’t torn, effective, multidisciplinary emergency care is still important in order to avoid a potentially fatal event.
The new University of Minnesota Health Aortic Center offers exactly that—plus unparalleled technology. The center, which launched earlier this year, brings together the skill sets of vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional radiologists and cardiologists, who are all dedicated to aortic disease care.
Full article here - M Health Blog
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