News Releases

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Masonic Cancer Center and University of Minnesota Health co-host the Minnesota Cancer Moonshot Summit today, supporting Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington, D.C. The Minnesota summit will be the first time in history that...
Thursday, June 23, 2016
For the first time, technology designed to detect retinal changes linked to early Alzheimer’s disease is proven effective in live animals. The study paves the way for a human trial with the technology. The study, conducted by researchers in the...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The 2016 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report is now available from the University of Minnesota’s Healthy Youth Development*Prevention Research Center (HYD*PRC). This report focuses on youth ages 15-19 and evaluates trends...
Monday, June 13, 2016
J. Neil Henderson will head team focused on health equity and rural health access The first Medical Discovery Team (MDT) Leader has been hired by the University of Minnesota Medical School. J. Neil Henderson, Ph.D., will lead the team focused on health...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Drug prices are on the rise, and there’s no end in sight for the soaring costs, according to a recent perspective from the University of Minnesota. The perspective is published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers from...
Friday, April 29, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (April 29, 2016) A new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found that support from a doula during pregnancy and childbirth could help improve health and well being for women of color and...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (April 20, 2016)--The University of Minnesota, will present an international conference on the science behind One Health April 24-27 in Minneapolis. iCOMOS (International Conference on One Medicine One Science) will be a global forum...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a new way to study mice that better mimics the immune system of adult humans and which could significantly improve ways to test potential therapeutics. Published online today in the journal Nature...
Monday, April 18, 2016
A new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health finds that human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination remains low in a representative sample of U.S. adolescents from 2009-2014 with only 35 percent of females and 10 percent of males...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
A new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health finds that the growing presence of certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) in rural U.S. hospitals has the potential to improve access to high-quality maternity care for a population of women...

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