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A trout swims toward the surface of a lake.

Sleeping Beauty, Sleeping Giant: a breakthrough treatment in the fight against cancer

Are the greatest advances made in science based on serendipity? University of Minnesota Professor of Genetics and Cell Biology Perry Hackett thinks so. Hackett resurrected an element originally found in salmon to become a breakthrough treatment in the fight against cancer. In the process, the discovery has made Minnesota the destination for genome engineering and opened an entirely new window of therapy that has the potential to improve the health of millions.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/sleeping-beauty-sleeping-giant-breakthrough-treatment-fight-against-cancer
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
10/02/2018
A red, walnut-sized 3D prostate sits in a gloved hand

The New Shape of Medicine: how 3D printing may save lives

Michael McAlpine and his colleagues are building organ models to help surgeons prepare for surgery. They also have made a device to treat spinal cord injuries and taken a first step toward a bionic eye. Photo: A 3-D printed prostate model
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/new-shape-medicine-how-3d-printing-may-save-lives
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
09/27/2018
Badrinath Konety

UMN Expert: Prostate Cancer Awareness

Badrinath Konety, Medical School, Masonic Cancer Center, weighs in on early screenings, detection symptoms and more.  
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/umn-expert-prostate-cancer-awareness
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
09/06/2018

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