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U start-up acquired by large pharmacy company, Genoa

Medication Management Systems, a U-based start-up, was recently acquired by Genoa, the nation’s leading...

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.

Research snapshot: Genetic links to resilience in PTSD patients

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects roughly 20% of all veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

More seniors taking inappropriate antidepressants, College of Pharmacy study finds

Antidepressant prescriptions for the elderly nearly doubled over a ten-year period...

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


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

Almost two decades later, doctor reflects on using embryo selection to save young girl’s life

Community members, and FA families greet KATA riders outside University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Molly Nash was not expected to live to the age of 10.

UMN study: More frequent bicyclists have fewer risk factors for heart disease, diabetes

A cyclist bikes across the Washington Avenue pedestrian bridge on the University of Minnesota campus. The Minneapolis skyline is in the background.

People who bicycle more often have lower risk of developing chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes...

ICU patients can safely administer their own sedatives, new study finds

Critically ill patients in some cases can safely self-administer sedatives to manage their own anxiety...

New study determines what makes ‘successful’ smile

New research shows that less is more when it comes to a successful smile...

Research Snapshot: A detailed look at HTLV-1, the retrovirus that causes T-cell Leukemia

Retrovirus replication remains an intriguing enigma to researchers. Scientists continue to unearth more and more insight