Items Tagged ‘Medtronic’

November 23, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   STAT Mayo leaders: A nine-fold path to preventing burnout We’ve […]

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April 24, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News.   USA Today Best memory advice? Exercise, stimulating hobbies …A […]

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July 26, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

  July 26, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations […]

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February 19, 2013

Ex-Medtronic exec named CTO to Mayo Clinic, U-M joint venture on diabetes

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

A former Medtronic executive has been named the chief technology officer for a joint effort to defeat diabetes formed about two years ago by the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic. Maura Donovan, who was vice president of therapy research and development at Fridley-based Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), was named CTO for Decade of Discovery.   Minneapolis St. […]

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Tags: Decade of Discovery, diabetes, Dr. Maura Donovan, Medtronic, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, University of Minnesota


March 17, 2010

Seagate to Minnesota nanotech community: Never mind

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Seagate Technology giveth (sort of). Seagate Technologies taketh (definitely). Bolstered by better than expected revenue, the disc driver maker has reversed plans to convert a state-of-the-art nanotech facility in Edina into the Minnesota Center of Excellence in Nanotechnology.Seagate, based in Scotts Valley, California, has major operations in the Twin Cities…   Seagate changed its mind […]

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Tags: Medtronic, nanotech, Seagate


March 17, 2010

Medtronic atrial fibrillation system shines in study

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

A noninvasive procedure that freezes and kills problem-causing heart tissue was nearly 10 times better at eliminating a potentially serious heart rhythm disorder than conventional anti-arrhythmic drugs, researchers said on Monday…   A clinical trial of Medtronic Inc’s (MDT.N) cryoablation system looked at 245 patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, a condition marked by intermittent episodes […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, Dr. Douglas Packer, Medtronic


February 9, 2010

Medtronic defends device against critical studies

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Medtronic is fending off more questions about the reliability of one of its cardiac devices, the Sprint Fidelis lead, a wire which connects a defibrillator to the heart.   The Wall Street Journal reports that the defibrillator wires fail more often than Medtronic says they do. The publication cited reports from the Mayo Clinic and […]

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Tags: defibrillators, Medtronic


February 4, 2010

Hospitals Dispute Medtronic Data on Wires

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Some leading hospitals are reporting failure rates for Medtronic Inc.’s fracture-prone defibrillator wires—including among young people—that are significantly higher than what the company has publicly disclosed…   Reports from hospitals including the University of Rochester in New York state, the Minneapolis Heart Institute, the Mayo Clinic and the University of Ottawa, say the overall failure […]

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