Combat medic training
With support from an $11 million grant
from the U.S. Department of Defense,
Medical School researchers will lead a
consortium that will define the future
training of combat medics. Read more.
Children’s dental clinic
A $3.5 million gift from Delta Dental
of Minnesota Trust will support the
construction of the state’s only hospital-based
pediatric dental clinic, which
will be built adjacent to the new
University of Minnesota Amplatz
Children’s Hospital. Read more.
Epilepsy imaging study
Using high-field magnetic resonance
imaging technology, Medical School
researchers may have uncovered a better
approach to diagnosing epilepsy,
which could lead to seizure relief for
more patients. Read more.
Rare pediatric tumors
A $3.5 million grant from the National
Institutes of Health will allow a Masonic
Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
team to begin the largest epidemiologic
study ever conducted on the genetic
susceptibility of developing pediatric
germ cell tumors. Read more.