Duluth medical students examine rural health care issues
Our Duluth medical students dug into their recent on-site experiences with rural health and medicine to present research posters at the 2016 Minnesota Rural Health Conference.
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$2.6 Million study on diabetes care to be led by Kevin A. Peterson
Family Medicine and Community Health faculty member Kevin A. Peterson, MD, MPH, will lead a $2.6 Million NIH study to define what measures have proven successful in treating diabetes. This funding comes from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK).
Pediatric rheumatologist receives grant to study Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bryce Binstadt, MD, PhD, has received a Pilot Grant award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation for his research project titled “Targeting inflammatory joint pain with ultra-potent analgesics." This project will be conducted in partnership with faculty from the College of Pharmacy.
Leader selected for Medical Discovery Team on health equity
J. Neil Henderson, PhD, will lead the Medical Discovery Team on health equity, rural health access, and American Indian health issues, starting on August 31, 2016.
Wendy Gordon named 2016 Pew Scholar
Medical School researcher Wendy Gordon, PhD, has been named a 2016 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Charitable Trust. She joined the Department of Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics in 2014. Her work focuses on a cell's response to mechanical forces.
Wednesday, July 27
Dr. Robert Wm. Blum will present "Adolescent Development in Vulnerable Environments: The Relationship of Context to Health" for the annual Morris Blum Memorial Lecture/Grand Rounds. This event will take place on Wednesday, July 27, from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Light breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m.