Professor John Bischof named director of University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine

John Bischof

Bischof previously served as IEM’s interim director

Research Brief: Cancer-causing chemical formed in e-cigarette users


U of M researchers found an oral cavity and esophageal cancer-causing chemical can form in an e-cigarette user's body.

Research Brief: Deriving muscle stem cells from teratomas

UMN researchers have developed a process to regenerate skeletal muscle cells in animal models with muscular dystrophy.

Research Brief: Social stress linked to disease of aging and shortened lifespan

Medical School researchers have demonstrated that psychosocial stress can shorten the lifespan in an animal model.

Leaders in integrative health and healing

Two women treat an elderly patient.

The School of Nursing’s specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program has become a national draw.

UMN Expert: Consumer genetic testing

Heather Zierhut

Prof. Heather Zierhut, Ph.D., explains what consumers should consider before taking an at-home genetic test.

Care for the caregiver

An older woman and a presumed caregiver clasp hands and smile.

Public health professor Joseph Gaugler is on a mission to help those who are helping others.

In the news: UMN group leads effort to develop new pediatric medical devices

Transforming a concept on paper to a tangible and functioning medical device requires a lot of time and research.

Research snapshot: MRSA appears not as problematic in US swine as originally thought

Since 2004, when methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was first discovered in European swine...

In the News: University of Minnesota research drives home aspirin’s benefits

Despite its known benefits, new research from the University of Minnesota’s Medical School shows many older...