New angle on Alzheimer’s disease

An artist’s rendering of neurons

New research suggests that blocking a particular enzyme could help restore memory deficits.

Potential target identified for developing new Alzheimer's treatment

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The study could translate to new treatments and provides insight into what may be causing the disease.

Culprit found in breast cancer resistance to tamoxifen

Reuben Harris

Researchers discovered a protein found naturally in cells is responsible resistance to treatment in breast cancer. 

Artificial blood vessels developed in the lab can grow with the recipient

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Groundbreaking discovery could potentially prevent need for repeated surgeries in children.

UMN named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research

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U of M awarded a grant totaling $9.07 million over the next five years to improve the lives of Parkinson’s patients.

U of M researchers identify an unexpected cause of mutation in cancer

Reuben Harris

Reuben Harris and team pinpoint enzyme that causes mutation in tumor cells

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