Medical Devices

University of Minnesota Health: On the Forefront of Movement Disorder Treatment, Management and Research

Neuroscience experts at University of Minnesota Health are improving the care of patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia through deep brain stimulation.


Marie Johnson, CEO, AUM Cardiovascular: The Road to CADence

Marie Johnson, PhD, once believed she would spend the rest of her life working in the auto industry. That was before a tragedy occurred that would forever change her life — and, ultimately, save the lives of many patients with arterial blockages .


Seeing 
With Sound

Recent work by French and Israeli researchers revealed that congenitally blind individuals can activate the visual word form area (VWFA) — the portion of the brain used for reading — with the aid of specialized devices that convert visual information into sounds.