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Curtain Up

Gunda Georg standing in her lab

A new drug for pancreatic cancer takes the stage for clinical trials, thanks to the Masonic Cancer Center experts who developed it.

University of Minnesota hosts world’s largest medical devices conference

Student looking at a petri dish

Conference includes exhibit of real human hearts, two live broadcasted surgeries, lab tours and more 

University of Minnesota Morris Research: Crash risk is 5X higher among truckers not adhering to sleep apnea treatment

Truck drivers who fail to adhere to treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have a fivefold increase in the risk of serious, preventable crashes, according to a new study led by U of M Morris faculty, staff and student researchers and supported by the Roadway Safety Institute at the U of M Twin Cities.

Innovation and Accessibility

An exterior view of the new Clinics and Surgery Center

The new, state-of-the-art University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center opened its doors in February.

Human Gut Microbiome Evolution: From Hunter-Gatherers to a Western Lifestyle

Westerners have a less-diverse gut microbiome compared to hunter-gatherers, but how and why these microbe collections diverged has largely remained a mystery.

New U of M research could help improve HIV/AIDS therapies

Hideki Aihara, Zhiqi Yin, and Ke Shi of the University of Minnesota, along with colleagues from Cornell University and St. Louis University have made a major stride in exploring new therapies to combat HIV/AIDS and retrovirus-based cancers.

Make Time for Your Spouse — Couples That Spend Time Together Are Happier Individuals

Two researchers from the Minnesota Population Center at the University of Minnesota have found that married couples in the U.S. are happier and more fulfilled when they are together rather than apart, underscoring the importance of spending time with a spouse for individual well-being.

Local Musicians Talk Creativity, Mental Health to U of M Students

Adam Levy, frontman for the Honeydogs, Mina Moore, Claire Monesterio of GRRRL PRTY and Johnny and Molly Solomon of Communist Daughter will speak and perform at Music and the Mind Unplugged Tuesday, February 9.

To Ease Our Pain

Close-up of a fly

Discoveries at the U of M will help break down kidney stones

New Survey Identifies Health Issues Affecting College Students and Academic Success

Boynton Health Service of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMTC) today released the 2015 College Student Health Survey identifying health and health-related behaviors affecting college students and their academic success.

Resistance of ER-positive Breast Cancer to Tamoxifen Therapy May be Driven by APOBEC3B

University of Minnesota hosts “Research with Human Participants: The National Debates”