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.

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.

Twin Cities Duluth

Research Ethics at the University of Minnesota

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.

UMN Researcher Named to Prestigious HHMI Program Focused on Bold Investigation

David Masopust, Ph.D., has been named to the inaugural class of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholars, recognizing his dedication to creative and innovative solutions in science.

Governor Dayton Proclaims Dr. Owen H. Wangensteen Day

The Medical School is celebrating more than a century of pioneering advancements in our Department of Surgery. As part of the commemoration of the 110th anniversary, Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed September 21, 2016 Dr. Owen H. Wangensteen Day. 

Department of Surgery Celebrates 110 Years

The Medical School's Department of Surgery has been developing surgical advancements for more than a century. Preview a new documentary that celebrates the department's pioneers and 110 years of innovation.

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$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).