HHRI News & Press Releases

HHRI News & Press Releases

Enter to Win

December 13, 2018

Our Research Home » Newsroom » Enter to Win Thank you for taking time to explore the new Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) website! Fill out the form below to be entered into a drawing to win a HHRI branded jacket.   Jacket Details Men’s Port Authority Digi Stripe A…

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Logos, Branding and Letterhead

December 7, 2018

Our Research Home » Newsroom » Logos, Branding and Letterhead Investigators, external partners and organizations wishing to use the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute logo must contact HHRI Corporate Communications for consent to use the logo. We can provide you with the right file format for your needs and send you the…

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Dr. Fred Apple to lecture, conduct research in Spain

November 30, 2018

Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) investigator Fred Apple, PhD, DABCC, has been invited to be a Visiting Professor and Lecturer at Sant Pau Hospital De La Santa Creu, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain) for the first Trimester of 2019. His host will be Jordi Ordonez-Llanos, MD, PhD, Senior Consultant, Hospital…

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Study: Rise in meth and opioid use during pregnancy

November 29, 2018

Usage rates among moms-to-be have spiked in the past decade, with a disparate boost among pregnant women who live in rural counties. Amphetamine and opioid use in pregnancy increased substantially over the last decade in the United States, a new Michigan Medicine-led study finds. And a disproportionate rise occurred in…

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HHRI Media Coverage

November 21, 2018

Our Research Home » Newsroom » HHRI Media Coverage 2018 November Another drug crisis: Methamphetamine use by pregnant women – MPR News 11/29/18 Kristen Philman had already been using heroin and prescription painkillers for several years when, one day in 2014, a relative offered her some methamphetamine, a chemical cousin to…

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Dr. Marco Pravetoni discusses opioid vaccine research on MPR

November 14, 2018

An estimated 30,000 people died from opioid overdoses in the U.S. in 2017. With so many people being affected what is being done to treat addiction? Marco Pravetoni, PhD, senior investigator at the Hennepin Helathcare Research Institute and associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota…

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Amphetamine-related hospitalizations surge between 2003 and 2015

November 1, 2018

An analysis conducted by Hennepin Healthcare, University of Minnesota School of Public Health and University of Michigan researchers shows amphetamine-related hospitalizations increased more than 270 percent from 2008 to 2015, costing up to $2.17 billion per year. The study was recently published in JAMA Network Open. “It’s worrying,” said Associate Professor and co-author Nathan Shippee.…

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October 22, 2018

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Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people

September 16, 2018

Large NIH-funded study examined outcomes in United States and Australia. In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living (life free of dementia or persistent physical disability). Risk of…

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Information for Journalists

July 24, 2018

Our Research Home » Newsroom » Information for Journalists The Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute’s Communications team can assist reporters with information about HHRI and connect you with subject matter experts for your story.   Media Contact Susan O’Reilly Corporate Communications 612-873-5321 soreilly@hhrinstitute.org HHRI Information About HHRI HHRI News & Press…

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