News Releases

Thursday, February 20, 2014
University of Minnesota researchers from the School of Public Health have found that Health Care Homes (HCH) in Minnesota may be upholding their promise to improve access to quality health care while reducing the cost of care. In an evaluation of the...
Friday, February 14, 2014
The University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians (UMP) and Fairview Health Services have launched University of Minnesota Health, a new brand aimed at bringing innovative, high-quality health care to more people throughout Minnesota. This...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing is one of seven new partner organizations nationwide announced today by Optum Labs, a Massachusetts-based health services business.Optum Labs, the collaborative research and innovation center founded by Optum...
Monday, February 10, 2014
Researchers in the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Surgery have found that total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation (TP-IAT) can provide significant, sustained pain relief and improve the quality of life in children with...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will be joining forces with Animal Humane Society (AHS) to offer reduced-cost spay/neuter surgeries to cats and dogs being cared for by rescue organizations and animals awaiting adoption...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
A new $9.5 million dollar grant awarded to researchers at the University of Minnesota is poised to launch an innovative effort designed to tackle pain associated with sickle cell disease. The grant is provided by the National Heart, Lung and Blood...
Monday, January 27, 2014
Drugs used to treat HIV penetrate poorly into lymphatic tissues where most HIV replication takes place and there is persistent low-level virus replication in these tissuesaccording to research from the University of Minnesota and University of Nebraska...
Monday, January 27, 2014
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a second porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) diagnostic test to help stem the spread of the virus currently threatening North American swine populations. The test is the first...
Monday, January 13, 2014
[News release adapted from American Diabetes Association] University of Minnesota professor of medicine and endocrinologist Elizabeth Seaquist, M.D., was recently named President of Medicine and Science, on the Board of Directors for the American...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
New research from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and Masonic Cancer Center has found that consumption of the root of Piper methysticum, or kava, a plant native to the South Pacific Islands, may prevent the...

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