Andrew W. Grande
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Minnesota Medical School
Dr. Andrew Grande originates from Minneapolis/St. Paul. He grew up in the Minneapolis lakes area and then later moved to St. Paul where he attended St. Thomas Academy for high school. He graduated from St. Olaf College (Northfield, MN) with a BA in chemistry and then attended the University of Minnesota Medical School. During college and medical school, he was very active in research activities at the University of Minnesota, working in the laboratories of Esam El. Fakahany, Virginia Seybold and Walter Low. These experiences later culminated in a burning curiosity and passion for the use of stem cells to treat stroke.