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Attacking the problem

Harold Tu discusses something with a healthcare worker.

The U of M’s School of Dentistry is actively working to prevent opioid addiction.

Researchers to develop mobile sensor technology, improve job performance

Workplace productivity tech

Mobile sensors for workplace productivity? Activity trackers for meetings? U of M faculty are making it possible.

Two lives, one chance

Three-month-old Paisleigh (l) and Paislyn Martinez before their separation surgery, joined from breastbone to bellybutton.

U of M medical professionals work together to separate—and save—conjoined twin girls.

UMN renames two centers in honor of Earl E. Bakken

Earl E. Bakken

Two centers named in honor of Bakken, co-founder of Medtronic, in recognition of his legacy of innovation and healing.

 

Researchers transform conservation tool with gold nanotechnology, lasers

Embryo

Cryopreservation study results have sweeping implications for wildlife conservation and human health

Extending the pipeline

High school students talking to one another

High school students interested in medicine get coaching from U of M medical students.

3D-printed patch can help mend a broken heart

Kupfer, Ogle

Discovery could lead to new treatments for patients after a heart attack.

New approach to diagnosing mental disorders could be alternative to DSM-5

HiTOP Group

A consortium of researchers proposes new approach to diagnosing mental disorders.

Smashing the silence

A female doctor talks to an adolescent girl.

U pediatrician Pamela Gonzalez challenges fellow doctors to confront the problem of youth opioid addiction.

Finding better pain relievers

A pair of hands shake hands. One hand is in white coat.

George Wilcox and Carolyn Fairbanks draw on the U of M’s deep expertise in developing better pain medications.

Addressing inequality at birth

Children playing in a field

U of M researchers are working to reduce racial inequities in birth outcomes across the United States.

Coming home to hunger

Rachel Widome

U of M researcher Rachel Widome has found that 27 percent of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are food insecure.

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