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U of M Professor Erika Lee named distinguished Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Erika Lee

Lee plans to publish book exploring the history of xenophobia in the U.S.

University of Minnesota measures effects of congestion on access to jobs by car

Traffic

Study ranks accessibility to jobs by auto in top U.S. cities

Research Brief: Grassland plants react unexpectedly to high levels of carbon dioxide

Grass

The data could be used to help better predict how plants respond to changing CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere.

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.

Research Brief: Developing oral medicines that work more efficiently

Precision Drug Formulation

U researchers and The Dow Chemical Company join forces to make medicines work faster with fewer side effects.

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.

Research Brief: Efforts to transform healthcare led to better asthma outcomes

Nurse testing blood pressure.

Researchers investigated changes in how primary care is delivered in Minnesota and its impact on patients.

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.

Researchers uncover the farthest star ever seen

Icarus star

University of Minnesota professor led the international research team

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.

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