Minnesota Partnership awards five new research grants for collaborative projects

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The state-funded grants for UMN/Mayo research team science proposals total just under $5 million.

Research Brief: Rural maternity care losses lead to childbirth risks

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When families in rural counties lose maternity services, risks related to childbirth rise for mothers and babies.

Differences in drug addiction between the sexes

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U research leads the way in studies of how males and females differ with respect to drug addiction.

Combating back pain without opioids

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A new grant is helping the U of M to study non-drug approaches to alleviating chronic back pain.

Research Brief: Non-invasive brain stimulation could help treat cerebral palsy

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The first-of-its-kind study could shape future treatments and research.

University of Minnesota breaks ground on Health Sciences Education Center

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

Tracking brain health through life

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

Research Brief: Who reads the Nutrition Facts food labels?

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A UMN study explores frequency and use of nutrition labels.

FDA approves innovative, U-tested Parkinson’s device

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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

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

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