Dan Browning

Reporter | Health Care | Medical Research
Phone: 612-673-4493
Dan Browning covers health care and medical research for the Star Tribune. His areas of expertise include investigative reporting, computer-assisted reporting (i.e., data analysis) and white collar crime.

Recent content from Dan Browning

Surgeon re-engineers way to rebuild babies' skulls

A surgeon at Gillette in St. Paul reinvented the way he rebuilds babies’ skulls to limit the risk of bleeding and complications.

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 10:24 AM

Mayo Clinic trial: Massive blast of measles vaccine wipes out cancer

Stacy Erholtz, 50, was out of conventional treatment options for blood cancer last June when she underwent an experimental trial at the Mayo Clinic that injected her with enough measles vaccine to inoculate 10 million people. The Pequot Lakes mother is now part of medical history.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 08:03 AM

Researchers aim to make the U a major Parkinson's research center

Researchers are exploring the mysterious effect of Parkinson’s disease on movement disorders.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 05:52 PM

Mayo Clinic builds 'Better' app to expand its name with consumers

New mobile offering from the health care provider will put the clinic in users’ hands.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 10:55 PM

Novel Mayo technique improves outlook for breast cancer surgeries

Lumpectomy technique reduces need for second surgery.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 10:19 AM

Mayo's proton beam therapy adds to debate over high-tech costs

Proton beam therapy zaps cancer but draws criticism for making care more costly.. Mayo is building two proton therapy centers — one in Rochester and another at its campus in Arizona — at a cost of $380 million.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 05:21 AM

Quick test could diagnose Alzheimer's, dementia earlier

Twin Cities doctors tout “Mini-Cog” testing during regular physicals as a way to spot Alzheimer's disease and related disorders earlier.

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 06:07 AM

Obituary: Walter Subby, humble physician, World War II veteran

Dr. Walter Subby never sought the limelight during his many years as a Twin Cities pathologist, and his son Robert...

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 07:04 PM

FTD: 'The most common disease no one has ever heard of'

Frontotemporal dementia, a disease that strikes the young, is gaining more attention and will be the focus of key speech in St. Paul.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 06:22 PM

Dean sees a role for U in reform

Transformation of health care requires collaboration, efficiency, he says.

Updated: February 16, 2014, - 10:43 AM

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