Duluth medical students empower learning through health

In summer 2014, between years 1-2, Duluth medical students Robin Sautter and Alana Jackson traveled to Kenya for a five-week educational program. During this trip, they distributed 300 "sanitary packs" that offer female students a safe and healthy chance to stay in school while menstruating.

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.

Major gift to support Indian nutritional health

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has announced a $1 million gift to University of Minnesota to fund three major projects relating to nutritional health in Indian Country. Mindy S. Kurzer, PhD, faculty member in Medicine's Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, will play a major role.

Basic science research video wins award

A video featuring the work of David Redish, PhD, has received second place in a national contest hosted by AAMC and GRAND seeking stories that highlight the importance of basic science research.

Best Doctors in America

140 faculty physicians from 18 departments were recognized by Best Doctors, Inc., as some of the Best Doctors in America for 2015-2016. Only 5% of physicians in America earn this honor.

UMN researchers identify mechanisms that determine the aggressiveness of bone cancer

A new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry has found bone tumors have preprogrammed genes, meaning the genes of the cancer remain unchanged even after a tumor is found in the body.

Featured event

Wednesday, February 17
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Interdisciplinary Women's Health Lecture Series

The Deborah E. Powell Center for Women's Health presents "Unanticipated Salutary Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention on Women's Lives - Implications for Practice and Research," a talk by Ruth Lundquist, PhD, RN, professor in the School of Nursing. This seminar is part of a free monthly lecture series that provides local researchers a platform to disseminate their innovative and cutting-edge research in women's health.