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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Watching television is associated with higher levels of abdominal fat, even among individuals who exercise regularly and maintain a normal weight, a recent University of Minnesota study found.  People who have higher levels of...
Monday, October 10, 2016
University of Minnesota Medical School researchers identified a potential target for treating Alzheimer’s disease, which reversed memory loss in mice. The study could translate to new treatments and provides insight into what may be...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The University of Minnesota has been named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research, joining eight other centers around the country and with that distinction was awarded a National Institutes of Health-funded grant totaling $9.07...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
David Masopust, Ph.D., has been named to the inaugural class of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholars, recognizing his dedication to creative and innovative solutions in science. Masopust is an associate professor in the University of...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
A new project at the University of Minnesota aims to shift the framework for provision of equitable health care, utilizing a new model of research launched by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The project will focus on understanding ways to...
Monday, August 15, 2016
Researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) were awarded a $6.9 million grant to continue their research to map human brain connectivity as it relates to aging and development as part of the Lifespan Human...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Research from the University of Minnesota Genomics Center limits biases, expands accuracy An improved method for measuring the microbiome could lead to more clear and accurate results, providing better data for a rapidly expanding research area....
Monday, July 25, 2016
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) is tackling antimicrobial resistance, one of the world’s biggest public health issues, through a new program called the Antimicrobial Stewardship Project (ASP). The...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Media note: Watch Nicole Basta, Ph.D., discuss her study findings here A new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health finds only 66 percent of college students who received the recommended two doses of the meningococcal group B...
Monday, July 18, 2016
A University of Minnesota researcher is part of an out-of-this-world experiment that launched bone cells aboard SpaceX-9 earlier this morning to the International Space Station (ISS). The experiment will test the accuracy of a device designed to simulate...

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