News Releases

Thursday, December 19, 2013
[News release adapted from National Institutes of Health] The University of Minnesota has been named one of 25 institutions that will lead a nationwide network of regional stroke centers as part of a new, NIH-driven effort to reduce the impact of stroke...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
University of Minnesota researchers have discovered a first-of-its-kind series of compounds possessing anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) activity. The compounds present a new target for potential HIV drug development and future treatment options....
Monday, December 16, 2013
[News release courtesy of the American Pharmacists Association] Marilyn K. Speedie, B.S.Pharm., Ph.D., Dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, is the recipient of the 2014 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Investigations are underway at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, to determine the level of nicotine and toxin exposures caused by the use of e-cigarettes, a category of products with no established baseline. The research is being led by...
Monday, December 9, 2013
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) is now home to the world’s largest imaging magnet after its arrival to the University on Friday, December 6.   The Agilent Technologies magnet is the world’s first 10.5...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
New technology changes the way organs are prepared, transported for transplantation A team of University of Minnesota cardiothoracic transplant experts have performed the Midwest’s first “breathing lung” transplant, an innovative surgical approach that...
Friday, November 15, 2013
A protein shed by HIV-infected brain cells alters synaptic connections between networks of nerve cells, according to new research out of the University of Minnesota. The findings could explain why nearly half of all patients infected with the AIDS virus...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Brian Engdahl, Ph.D., a professor of neuroscience, cognitive science, and psychology at the Brain Sciences Center at the University of Minnesota and psychologist and clinician investigator at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, has been appointed the...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
University of Minnesota researchers will investigate pharmaceutical alternatives to existing hormone-based birth control under a new $8.3 million contract from the National Institutes of Health’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health...
Monday, November 4, 2013
Despite recent news of improvements in the diets of children and adolescents, University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have found that college campuses still have room for improvement. According to new research, young adults in college...

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