$75M HealthPartners Neuroscience Center opens in Minnesota — 5 highlights

Written by Megan Wood | April 03, 2017 | Print  |

HealthPartners Neuroscience Center opened its doors in St. Paul, Minn., on April 3, 2017, according to TwinCities.com.

Here are five highlights:


1. The HealthPartners Neuroscience Center brings clinical trials, physical rehabilitation, patient diagnosis and lab research all under one roof. The center offers outpatient services for nearly all neurological conditions, from stroke to spinal cord injuries.


2. The new freestanding center cost $75 million and is 130,000 square feet.


3. The center will also house 16 privately funded researchers striving to discover cures for dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The researchers will publish a total of 10 to 20 academic papers each year.


4. Patients can view the inside of their tumors, spines and frontal lobes on flat-screen wall monitors within the center.


5. Leaders estimate more than 50,000 patients will visit the center annually, with 200 physicians and employees.


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