Published Protest Paper
Our new paper "Injuries from Less-Lethal 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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".
2nd Year Med Student