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Research Brief: Triple gene combinations study could help predict risk of disease

Chad Myers

Like a giant game of Jenga, researchers reveal critical combinations of blocks that can cause a
cell system to collapse

Bringing dental care to Minnesotans (and vice versa)

An illustration of the Mobile Dental Clinic

The Mobile Dental Clinic and other partnerships bring dental care to communities where it’s most needed.

UMN Experts: U.S. obesity rate rises dramatically

Jamie Stang. Simone French. Mary Christoph.

School of Public Health experts give insight into new avenues of obesity prevention.

Research Brief: Vaccines to treat opioid abuse and prevent fatal overdoses

pills addiction

Vaccines offer a potential new strategy in treating a nationwide epidemic.

Masons give targeted cancer research a timely boost

The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

The U of M’s largest donor provides a major influx of funding to the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.

U of M launches cancer clinical trials network, partnering with clinics across MN

MNCCTN

Led by Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, the network is funded in partnership with the State of Minnesota.

UMN receives $42.6 million to expand impact on scientific health research

NIH funding will help clinical and translational researchers make key health discoveries.

Assessing how alcohol affects the adolescent brain

Profile of ponytailed teenager's head with brain sketched inside.

University researchers are part of a large national study to combat adolescent drug abuse.

Fighting addiction close to home

Laura Palombi

U of M pharmacists are mobilizing communities to fight the opioid epidemic in Northern Minnesota.

UMN School of Public Health researcher awarded $6.5M from NIH

children eating

Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer will study eating and weight-related problems in adolescents and young adults.

Research Brief: Older adults often prescribed meds linked to higher side effect risks

Pills and a pill bottle

The research team investigated whether prescribing patterns of high-risk anticholinergic drugs have changed over time.

Opioids not superior pain relievers

A shot of pills of many colors.

A U-led study lends no support to preference for opioid pain relievers.

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