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    Special Lecture by Dr. Allen Chapman on Friday Oct. 24th at noon.

    Dr. Chapman will be presenting "Understanding and Treating Cancer: A Historical Perspective Over Two Millennia in PWB 11-157.

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  • MEDSURG2 - Image 690x350 - Versalius 2014 Symposium

    History of Medicine Symposium on Friday Oct. 24th

    The History of Medicine is hosting "Visualizing the Body: The Convergence of Art, Cadaver & Medical Knowledge" starting at 1:00pm in 555 Diehl Hall.

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  • MEDSURG2 - Image 690x350 - DoS at State Fair 2014

    Department of Surgery represented at the Fair!

    Thanks you volunteers for providing fairgoers with information on colon cancer prevention and an opportunity to learn about the new Early Cancer Detection and Prevention Program.

    Full Story for DoS Presence at the State Fair

Upcoming Events

October 24th at noon in PWB 11-157: Special Lecture

Understanding and Treating Cancer: A Historical Perspective Over Two Millenia - Part II

Presentation by Dr. Allen Chapman

Lecture pre-recorded with live Q&A session via video.

A guest lecturer since 1986, Dr. Chapman will present his 29th lecture to the University of Minnesota. In addition to lecturing, he broadcasts extensively on BBC TV and radio, and on independent TV, on science history subjects. He is widely published, with eight books to his name, plus over a hundred substantial academic papers and numerous articles in magazines, encyclopedias and newspapers.


October 24th:

History of Medicine Symposium: Visualizing the Body

The history of medicine is hosting "Visulizing the Body: The Convergence of Art, Cadaver and Medical Knowledge" in Diehl Hall 555 starting at 1:00pm.


October 23rd - 24th: CME Event

Lillehei Symposium

This two-day symposium is designed to serve the cardiovascular educational needs of all clinicians who care for patients with diseases of the heart and blood vessels. The symposium will feature state-of-the-art lectures by experts in the areas of coronary and structural heart disease, heart failure, lipid management, cardiac imaging, vascular disease, and more.

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October 2nd:

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Research led by Subbaya Subramanian, Ph.D. has identified microRNAs that may cause colon polyps to turn into cancerous tumors.

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