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

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

Minnesota healthy for seniors, United Health report says

Medical care and drug coverage among factors that pushed Minnesota to top of the list, nationwide study says.

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 08:19 PM

Cigarette tax could change state smokers' behavior -- but how?

Advocates tout health benefits. Smokers say the tax is unfair. And law enforcement expects more smuggling.

Updated: May 26, 2013, - 06:54 AM

Smokers and tobacco sellers react to tobacco tax

The tobacco tax hike will take effect July 1 and some smokers and tobacco sellers aren't too happy about it.

Updated: May 25, 2013, - 10:08 PM

California judge slams Minneapolis attorneys in copyright trolling cases

A judge in L.A. says attorneys perpetrated a fraud on the courts.

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 10:43 PM

Cell transplants at U of M could provide cure for diabetes

Several dozen people have gotten a set of groundbreaking experimental treatments, which proved that transplants of insulin-producing cells known as “islet cells’’ can treat — and sometimes cure — Type 1 diabetes.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 06:39 AM

April 30: U poised to play major role in brain initiative

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday urged researchers at the university to show how expenditures on science will save costs and...

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 11:29 PM

Sequestration gouges U of M and Mayo Clinic research budgets

Officials worry that federal sequestration could take a toll on promising medical studies.

Updated: April 15, 2013, - 08:54 AM

Two walkaway Duluth inmates remain on the lam

Site of two recent escapes counts on imates to stay put.

Updated: April 01, 2013, - 09:46 PM

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