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To Puerto Rico with love—and medical expertise

A large team of Medical School researchers poses.

In its fourth visit to the island, a Medical School team focuses on mental health.

Research Brief: Bringing race awareness to medical students

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U of M researchers developed an anti-racism curriculum for first-year medical students at the U’s Medical School.

UMN Expert: Prostate Cancer Awareness

Badrinath Konety

Badrinath Konety, Medical School, Masonic Cancer Center, weighs in on early screenings, detection symptoms and more.


Governor Mark Dayton proclaims August 24 as University of Minnesota Blood and Marrow Transplant Day

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August 24 is the 50th anniversary of the world’s first successful bone marrow transplant from a matched, related donor.

Chainbreaker ride funds research studying gut microorganisms and cancer at U of M

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The Masonic Cancer Center announces recipients of $1.2 million Breakthrough Cancer Research Grant.


UMN Medical School researchers study how cues drive our behavior

dopamine neurons

Neuroscientist Benjamin Saunders used a Pavlovian model of conditioning to see if a simple cue could motivate action. 

Professor John Bischof named director of University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine

John Bischof

Bischof previously served as IEM’s interim director

Research Brief: Deriving muscle stem cells from teratomas

UMN researchers have developed a process to regenerate skeletal muscle cells in animal models with muscular dystrophy.

Leaders in integrative health and healing

Two women treat an elderly patient.

The School of Nursing’s specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program has become a national draw.

UMN researchers find the link between heart and blood cells in early development

New research from the University of Minnesota reveals endoglin as a critical factor in determining the fate...

Healthily ever after

Jane Comfort being held by her mother

Quick diagnosis and treatment by U of M doctors saved this child’s life.

Surgery changes a med student’s path

Kent Peterson and his fiancee and parents

Kent Peterson changed career paths after his rare engagement in his dad’s transplant.