Earl Bakken

For the Record with Tammy Lee, CEO, Nanocore

In February, Lee left her previous post as president and CEO of St. Paul-based Recombinetics, a platform technology company that gene-edits livestock for improved health and human therapeutic applications, for an explained leave of absence. Prior to that, she served as vice president of corporate affairs at Carlson companies as well as Delta Air Lines. Tammy Lee […]

Top Healthcare News for November 8, 2018: In the Know

Governor Dayton Proclaims “Earl Bakken Day” in Minnesota NeoChord raises $25m in Series D Fairview Launches Innovative Workplace Behavioral Health Service for Employers CardioMech Appoints Richard Nehm as President and CEO, and Mark Novotny as Chairman With new FDA clearance, Abbott Freestyle Libre users can ditch handheld readers for an app Eight New Operating Rooms […]

In Earl Bakken, Minnesota and Healthcare Lose a Legend

Electricity is life. That’s the lesson a young Earl Bakken took, quite literally, to heart from Boris Karloff’s classic rendition of Frankenstein. Years later, when the world-renown Dr. Walter Lillehei from the University of Minnesota asked him to develop a battery power system so that pacemaker patients would no longer be in danger of dying […]

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