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

June 13, 2012: 3 guilty in $194M Ponzi scheme

Jurors convicted three men of helping convicted fraudster Trevor Cook to bilk 700 investors of $194 million -- the second-largest Ponzi scheme in Minnesota history.

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 01:41 PM

Mayo Clinic researchers study how body can repair itself

Regenerative medicine offers a “toolbox” with a variety of options to heal, repair and build bodily organs.

Updated: July 06, 2013, - 10:30 PM

Health beat: Too much science funding?

After a decade of nearly flat federal funding for biomedical research, inflation has eroded more than a fifth of the...

Updated: June 29, 2013, - 05:00 PM

Obituary: Soldier, journalist, teacher, musician Herm Sittard

It’s hard to put a caption on the life of Herm Sittard. In his nearly 94 years, the longtime resident...

Updated: June 26, 2013, - 09:55 PM

Tight budgets put the squeeze on promising medical research

A decade of flat federal funding for biomedical research, together with pending cuts from the federal budget sequester, are taking a toll, some of Minnesota’s top scientists say.

Updated: June 24, 2013, - 10:40 AM

Judge reopens Minnesota copyright cases over concern about fraud

A judge has reopened a handful of cases to determine if their purpose was fraudulent.

Updated: June 21, 2013, - 11:00 PM

June 29, 2011: Review faults Medtronic spine device studies

A systematic review of studies on Medtronic's Infuse bone growth product says researchers failed to report harmful effects.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 05:15 PM

Health beat: Could doctors diagnose fraud?

A confluence of dementia, accumulated wealth and con artists threatens aging baby boomers like no generation of retirees before them...

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 05:01 PM

Mayo Clinic puts stem cells to the test on infant heart defect

Mayo doctors hope to buy time for babies with underdeveloped hearts.

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 10:27 AM

Bixby Energy's Collyard can't undo guilty plea

A judge rejected the “mental impairment” claim of a former fundraiser for the company.

Updated: May 30, 2013, - 08:57 PM

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