University of Minnesota breaks ground on Health Sciences Education Center

Health Sciences Education Center HSEC

Gov. Dayton and other policymakers joined University of Minnesota leaders to officially break ground on the HSEC.

Tracking brain health through life

White women in colorful tops, black pants exercising on yoga mats.

A large University study seeks clues to what keeps aging brains healthy—or not

UMN Research Brief: Who reads the Nutrition Facts food labels?

Nutrition facts label

A UMN study explores frequency and use of nutrition labels.

FDA approves innovative, U-tested Parkinson’s device

A colorful image of a human brain inside a skull.

A clinical trial co-led by the U of M has helped an innovative treatment for Parkinson’s disease gain FDA approval.

Developing new dental devices for the elderly

An image of dentures, a wi-fi signal, and a smartphone.

The School of Dentistry is collaborating with a local aerospace research company to create new dental devices for the elderly.

Seeing Alzheimer’s disease

Bob Vince and Swati More with their modified camera.

U researchers detect early signs of the disease in the retina.

Cancer fighter from Cameroon

Christian Njatcha in his lab.

Graduate student Christian Njatcha came all the way from Cameroon to fight cancer.

Researchers 3D print lifelike artificial organ models

prostate model

Organ models could improve surgical outcomes in thousands of patients worldwide.

‘These deaths can be prevented’

Professor Kingshuk Sinha.

A new study shows how NPOs can enable surgical care delivery in underserved communities worldwide.

New tissue-engineered blood vessel replacements closer to human trials

Blood Vessels

Discovery could help tens of thousands of kidney dialysis patients each year.

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