Addressing inequality at birth

Children playing in a field

U of M researchers are working to reduce racial inequities in birth outcomes across the United States.

Coming home to hunger

Rachel Widome

U of M researcher Rachel Widome has found that 27 percent of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are food insecure.

UMN research shows people can control robotic arm with their minds

Brain controlled robot

Groundbreaking study demonstrates potential to help millions of people with disabilities

New discovery could help oral medicines work better

Pills

University of Minnesota and The Dow Chemical Company file patent on research

University of Minnesota researchers win Breast Cancer Challenge Award

Image of slide breast cancer in black and white.

Recognition will help further research on exploring genetic connections to breast cancer.

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

Cells

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. 

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