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

New Minnesota coin law targets shady dealers

As of Thursday, state will require bonds, background checks for metals vendors.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 12:01 AM

Radio host Patrick Kiley gets 20 years in Ponzi scheme

A federal judge described Patrick Kiley as the voice that lured hundreds of ordinary folks into a nationwide fraud scheme.

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 10:50 PM

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

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

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