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Spotting CMV

Thanks in part to a U of M professor, a common cause of hearing loss in infants is now part of routine newborn screening in Minnesota.

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U of M researchers develop technique for rapid detection of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and CWD

University of Minnesota researchers have developed a groundbreaking new diagnostic technique that will allow for faster and more accurate detection of neurodegenerative diseases. The method will likely open a door for earlier treatment and mitigation of various diseases that affect humans, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, and similar diseases that affect animals, such as chronic wasting disease (CWD).

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