Surgical CTO Spotlight

Surgical Clinical Trials Office is in the Spotlight.   Read more on the team whose approach to the management side of clinical research ensures that researchers themselves do not have to handle administrative, compliance and financial tasks but can instead concentrate on research.

Recent news & media coverage

University of Minnesota research hopes to find cure for diabetes through pig cells

- The next great discovery in the fight against diabetes will likely come from an unexpected source: pigs. 

It's a line of research being overseen by Dr. Bernard Hering at the University of Minnesota, modifying cells from a pig's pancreas to match human ones that have long been used for cell transplants.

We are Pleased to Welcome R. James Valentine, MD

R. James Valentine, MD Joins the Division of Vascular Surgery

R. James Valentine

Congratulations to our 2018 Surgical Resident Graduates:

2018 Surgical Resident Graduates2018 Surgical Resident Graduates

Nkem Aziken, MD
Megan Berger, MD
Elliot Arsoniadis, MD
Sydne Muratore, MD 
Samantha Leonard, MD 
Ehren Rudolph, MD, PhD
Charles Ma, MD

Additional Stories

Welcome Dr. Massimo Griselli, Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Please welcome Dr. Massimo Griselli, our new chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and professor in the Department of Surgery.

Welcome Dr. Amy Reed

Amy Reed, MD

Happy 100th Birthday to Ruth Lewis, the Widow of Dr. F. John Lewis!

by Mary E. Knatterud, PhD, department editor of scholarly manuscripts

Welcome Dr. Amit Bhargava to the Department of Surgery

Welcome Dr. Amit Bhargava

Dr Bhargava received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School and trained in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.  He completed both a residency in cardiothoracic surgery and an advanced minimally invasive thoracic fellowship at the

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Congrats Dr. Hui!

Dr Jane Hui was named to this year's Mpls St. Paul Magazine list of "Rising Stars".