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

U of M, community partners lead new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program

IRL logo

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, led by U of M, will consist of 15 teams of researchers solving health challenges.

How a flawed supply chain affects mental illness

K.K. Sinha

A U professor suggests that establishing a balance between supply and demand may help solve the mental illness epidemic.

‘Dirty’ mice model human biology better

White lab mouse with cute little snout pointed at us.

Questioning the use of mice never exposed to microbes in studies of the immune system

Addressing the childhood obesity epidemic in rural Minnesota

Family members slice tomatoes on a cutting board.

U nursing professor Jayne Fulkerson is partnering on a new family-based project to help boost healthy eating habits.

Research finds technique for early detection of Alzheimer's in animals

Eye

Technology to detect retinal changes linked to Alzheimer’s proven effective in animals and could lead to human trials.

J. Neil Henderson to lead health equity and rural health access initiative

J. Neil Henderson in orange zip-up sweater and glasses in front of pink petunias.

Henderson’s Medical Discovery Team will address health disparities among rural and American Indian populations.

From photography, healing

A young girl hugs her brother on a hospital bed

A U Masonic Children's Hospital photo exhibit takes a look into the lives of 6 patients with severe or chronic illness.

Protecting pregnant women in Uganda

A Ugandan woman with her young child on her back

Grad student Sonja Ausen-Anifrani is working to deliver key information in text messages to expectant mothers in Uganda.

Gut bacteria may predict chemotherapy risk

Background of colorful, fanciful drawings of microbial cells.

A cancer patient’s intestinal bacteria may predict the risk of blood infections after chemotherapy.

Pages