News

We're Hiring a Post-Doc!

We are currently looking for a post-doc with a background in software engineering and preferably with experience in electrophysiology as well. To contact us, head to the "Contact Us" page of the website or directly email hdlab@umn.edu. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Collaborating to a Successful Grant

This article, written by the UMN Medical School showcases four approaches that helped the U of M Medical School Secure a P50 Grant. The photo above includes four out of the eight researchers involved.

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Lab Article Published

The UMN Medical School's Department of Neurosurgery recently published an article on our lab, outlining our 3 primary priorities as a lab. The article is entitled, "Lab working across disciplines to find innovative answers to big questions about improving mental health."

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Published Protest Paper

Our new paper "Injuries from Less-Lethal Weapons During the George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis" was just published on The New England Journal of Medicine. It details several instances when protesters sustained severe injuries from non-lethal weapons, revealing that projectiles are not appropriate for crowd control.

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FOX Coverage of UMN Rally

FOX news broadcasted a live video entitled "University of Minnesota Doctors, Medical Students Rally Against Less-Lethal Weapons on Protestors" on April 17th, 2021. Many of our lab members either helped plan or attended the rally.

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Star Tribune Article on Rally

Star Tribune article entitled "Doctors decry use of so-called less-lethal weapons in Brooklyn Center: U study finds less-lethal police weapons have sent many to the ER" was published on April 17th, 2021. Many of our lab members attended the rally.

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Channel 5 investigates: Less Lethal, Life Changing

Channel 5 published an article entitled "Less Lethal, Life Changing" highlighting the work that members of this lab have done in the past with the Protest Paper.

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UMF Research Grant

The Herman Darrow Lab is super excited that $3000 has been awarded by the University of Minnesota to Erika Kaske's research study entitled "Uncovering Resilience: Hair as a Retrospective Biomarker of Health and Coping during the COVID-19 Pandemic ." Congratulations Erika!

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Star Tribune Coverage of Protest Paper

Star Tribune article entitled "Study: 'Less Lethal" Weapons Used By Police During George Floyd Protests 'not appropriate,' caused significant injuries was just published!

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CNN Coverage of Protest Paper

CNN article entitled "Less Lethal Weapons Tied to Serious Injuries During George Floyd Protests, Researchers Say" was just published!

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November 10th, 2019

Complex Time Working Group: What is Sleep?

Interview with Alex Herman (Univ. Minnesota), Van Savage (UCLA/SFI), and Geoffrey West (SFI), at the Santa Fe Institute. Click on image for link!

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Dr. Alexander Herman

MD/PHD

July 15, 2020

Now Recruiting for the Rapunzel Study!

The UMN COVID-19 Rapid Response Clinical Grant was awarded for "Uncovering Resilience: Hair as a Retrospective Biomarker of Health and Coping during the COVID-19 Pandemic". 

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Erika Kaske

2nd Year Med Student

January 14, 2017

A Huge Welcome to Our Newest Members!

This month, three new members joined our team! Please welcome Erika Kaske, Fah Sysavanh, and Kate Dembny!

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Dr. David Darrow

MD