3 Minute Thesis at the museum

Biomedical sciences graduate students shared their winning 3 Minute Thesis presentations (3MT) with guests at the Science Museum of Minnesota. This exercise encourages young scientists to present their research using only one slide and in terms that could easily be understood by a layperson or expert from an outside discipline. It helps prepare future biomedical scientists for many opportunities that await them in terms of connecting with future collaborators and the public throughout their careers.

Medical Discovery Teams

The University of Minnesota Medical School is searching for outstanding researchers who are considered national leaders in their field to join our specialized Medical Discovery Teams. This initiative was funded by the State of Minnesota to help us tackle some of the most difficult health issues facing Minnesota.

Medical Discovery Teams

One school. Two campuses. Twin Cities Duluth

Driven to discover and committed to advancing health. We are one of the country’s top medical schools with campuses in the Twin Cities and Duluth.

$2.6 Million study on diabetes care to be led by Kevin A. Peterson

Family Medicine and Community Health faculty member Kevin A. Peterson, MD, MPH, will lead a $2.6 Million NIH study to define what measures have proven successful in treating diabetes. This funding comes from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK).

Pediatric rheumatologist receives grant to study Rheumatoid Arthritis

Bryce Binstadt, MD, PhD, has received a Pilot Grant award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation for his research project titled “Targeting inflammatory joint pain with ultra-potent analgesics." This project will be conducted in partnership with faculty from the College of Pharmacy.

Leader selected for Medical Discovery Team on health equity

J. Neil Henderson, PhD, will lead the Medical Discovery Team on health equity, rural health access, and American Indian health issues, starting on August 31, 2016.

Wendy Gordon named 2016 Pew Scholar

Medical School researcher Wendy Gordon, PhD, has been named a 2016 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Charitable Trust. She joined the Department of Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics in 2014. Her work focuses on a cell's response to mechanical forces.

Featured event

Friday, August 26

J. Pablo Villablanca, MD, FACR, presents "Basic and Advanced Imaging on Cerebral Aneurysms" in Mayo Auditorium at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2016.