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Mayo Researchers Win Patent For Sophisticated New ALS, Dementia Gene Test

Same lab recently announced a breakthrough in mouse modeling for ALS research.

October 12, 2016


U Of M’s Mapping Of Gene “Social Networks” Could Advance Cancer Treatments

Recent findings from the Twin Cities campus and the University of Toronto show how targeting specific cells could reveal better treatment plans for a number of deadly diseases.

October 12, 2016


Mayo, MIT Awarded $9.7M Grant To Improve Brain Tumor Drug Delivery

The money will fund research that could potentially improve individualized medicine practices and allow physicians to better select drugs tailored to a patient’s unique tumor.

October 12, 2016

3M, Alphabet Subsidiary Verily Partner To Create Health Care Efficiency Platform

The health tech platform will uses population-level clinical data to provide caregivers with solutions to trim costs and impact efficiency and quality of care.

October 11, 2016


Nurses Union Gives ‘Unanimous Endorsement’ Of New Allina Deal, Likely Ending Strike

Terms of the three-year contract include compensation toward health care-related costs, a 2 percent annual wage increase and all-day security protection in emergency rooms.

October 11, 2016

Paradigm Outcomes Buys Alaris Group

Both businesses work to reduce costs and control efficiency of a worker’s return to their job after a time of injury.

October 10, 2016

Recombinetics Wins Federal Grant To Create ‘Minipig’ For Alzheimer’s Research

The gene editing company is known for its proprietary pig models, which are used in treatment studies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other conditions.

October 06, 2016


Vascular Solutions Recalls Twin-Pass Catheters Over Embolism Concern

This is the medical device maker’s second major recall this year.

October 05, 2016

U Of M Cancer Researchers Readying Intro Of New Molecular Imaging Technology

MN-REACH grant moves cellular-level tumor probe closer to market.

October 05, 2016

Alexandria Hospital Breaks Ground On $15M Expansion

Once completed, Douglas County Hospital will have more than 33,000 square-feet of newly created or revamped space in its surgery center.

October 05, 2016

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