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    Study Finds MDI Instructor's Innovation Positively Impacts Patients

    One of our M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) faculty members Dr. Lars Oddsson is widely considered a pioneer in orthopedic wearables. A new study has found that the prosthesis he helped design, Walkasins by RxFunction, improves balance and speed for patients with peripheral neuropathy. The condition, a common complication of diabetes, is the result of nerve damage and causes weakness, numbness and pain in the feet and/or hands.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Apps That Block Robocalls

    WCCO reporters investigate the frequency of robocall scams in Minnesota and dig into apps that claim to block these calls. TLI's Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, shares his views on where the technology is and what people can do to protect themselves.

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    TLI Security Expert Responds to Security Issues Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting

    TLI faculty member and security expert Michael Rozin, a security consultant for the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, responds to the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas. Rozin is a professor in the M.S. in Security Technologies degree program.

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    MSST Faculty Member Dr. Amy Kircher: Public and Private Collaboration is Vital for Food Defense

    In an op-ed for Food Safety Tech, MSST faculty member Dr. Amy Kircherdirector of the University of Minnesota’s Food Protection and Defense Institute, reflects on how public and private collaboration in food defense as a standard business practice is vital for preventing public health and economic harm. Dr. Kircher teaches in the Master of Science in Security Technologies (MSST) program.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson addresses Russian targeting of state election systems

    The federal government recently revealed that Minnesota was one of 21 states whose election systems were targeted by Russian-affiliated hackers before last year’s elections. In an interview with the StarTribune, Mike Johnson, TLI director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies program, shared how he thinks the State could better protect its cyber security.

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    9 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Get More Benefits From Mentoring

    Mentoring is popular in the world of entrepreneurship, and especially in academic entrepreneurship. Many successful entrepreneurs want to give advice. Many would-be entrepreneurs want advice. Many business schools want to connect real achievers with their students. But is there some advice that is worth taking and some worth ignoring?
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    Medical Device by MDI Faculty Member is Helping Veterans Walk

    TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, a pioneer in the orthopedic wearables industry, is helping veterans regain their balance and walk better with Walkasins, a wearable prosthesis. The medical device can help patients with peripheral neuropathy, which often affects diabetics, but also veterans, many of whom may have acquired the condition from Agent Orange. Dr. Oddsson is a faculty member in the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation degree program.

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