University of Minnesota Medical School Tops Nation in Graduates Entering Family Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians annual survey measures medical schools’ ability to produce a primary care workforce – a key measure of social responsibility. Read more.
Medical School Researchers Identify Potential Target for Developing New Alzheimer's Treatments
The study, which reversed memory loss in mice could translate into new Alzheimer’s treatments and provides insight into what may be causing the disease.
Dr. Jakub Tolar Gives Tedx Talk on Rare Genetic Disorder
Dr. Tolar treats patients with a rare genetic skin blistering disorder called epidermolysis bullosa. Even if it never touches you or your family the medical advances made through treating this disease probably will. In this Ted Talk, Dr. Tolar explains how gene-editing technologies are changing the world of medicine.
Medical School and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Commemorate Historic Partnership
In 1946, the University of Minnesota Medical School formed an academic affiliation with the Minneapolis VA Health Care System and became the first school in the country to enter into this landmark partnership. Read More.
University of Minnesota Awarded $9.07 Million for Parkinson’s Disease Research, Named Udall Center of Excellence
The University of Minnesota has been named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research.
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.
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Dr. Carol Lange Wins Breast Cancer Challenge Award
Dr. Carol Lange is one of two grand prize winners in the National Cancer Institute’s Up for A Challenge (U4C) Breast Cancer Challenge Award.
Medical School Alum Making Big Impact in Greater Minnesota
Norris Anderson, a graduate of the University of Minnesota medical school, is featured in Pollen for his courageous and quick efforts during his internship at a rural Minnesota hospital. Just three days on-the-job he delivered his very first baby. Read more.
Dr. Kola Okuyemi Receives $1.5M NIH Renewal Grant for Cancer-Related Health Disparities Training
Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, director of the Program in Health Disparities Research and professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, recently received a $1.5 million renewal grant to educate researchers to reduce cancer-related health disparities among underserved populations.
Culprit Found in Breast Cancer Resistance to Tamoxifen
Medical School researchers discovered that a protein found naturally in cells that provide some protection from viruses is responsible for creating mutations that drive resistance to tamoxifen treatment in breast cancer.