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UMN researchers and Native American tribe hope to reduce lung cancer disparities

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UMN scientists are teaming up with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to investigate aspects of lung cancer.

UMN Experts: Brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s, depression and more

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Researchers at the U of M are on the leading edge of treatments for many common and debilitating brain disorders. 

The case for interprofessional collaboration

Students in a lively discussion at the CLARION national competition

The organization CLARION offers students from different professional programs the chance to collaborate to improve health care.

UMN researchers unveil Minnesota autism rates as part of national CDC study

1 in 42 children in Hennepin and Ramsey counties found to have autism.

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)

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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

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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

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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.

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