Minnesota State Fair to carry free sunscreen thanks to student research

After losing her father to melanoma as a UMN medical student, Megan Wood, MD, looked for ways to combat the sun. Through research and drive, she gathered data and worked with a local manufacuturer to bring free, dermatologist-recommended sunscreen the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. Minnesota is now the second state fair in the nation to implement such a program, thanks to her efforts.

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.

Grant to support medical student research

A new 5-year grant from the NIH will support medical student immunology research in the lab of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases Professor Dan Mueller, MD.

Reuben Harris named HHMI Investigator

Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics and Associate Director of the Institute for Molecular Virology Reuben Harris, PhD, has been named an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

Marla Eisenberg featured in 2015 Health Equity Research Snapshot

Pediatrics' Marla Eisenberg, ScD, MPH, is working to understand which factors contribute to a safe and healthy adolescence for LGBT youth.

New research shows no advantage to shorter-storage red blood cell transfusions for cardiac surgery patients

Principal investigator Marie Steiner, MD, MS, Pediatrics' Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, discusses the Red Cell Storage duration Study (RECESS) that shows red blood cell units can be stored longer with similar clinical effects in cardiac surgery patients.

Featured event

Monday, September 21
8:30am to 6:00pm

This event brings together IEM members, industrial partners, and University faculty across multiple disciplines of life sciences from both Academic Heath Center and College of Science & Engineering, to discuss recent advances in IEM members' research and interdisciplinary research collaborations.