Do you know what
the University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
does for you?

Together with communities across this great state, we're driving discoveries in the fields of food, water, and health that make all of our lives tastier, safer, healthier—and just plain better. Here are some of those stories.

A horse is comforted by a man in a barn with sundown visible through the open door behind them

Freed of pain

Where drugs failed, U of M researchers helped suffering horses regain pain-free movement. This new approach has profound implications for treating human diseases like osteoarthritis.
young girl smiling and laughing while petting dog

From paws to possibilities

Researchers at the U of M have found success in a treatment for a fatal cancer in canines that could someday lead to a cure for similar cancers in humans.