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Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology & Medical Genomics - Collaboration between the University of Minnesota & Mayo Clinic
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The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics

What do you get when you combine two of the nation’s premier medical research institutions? One of the most exciting initiatives in medical history that promises to touch the lives of people across the world.

The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology & Medical Genomics is a state-funded collaboration between the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic.

The goals of the partnership are aggressive but within reach:

  • Make important new medical discoveries
  • Improve health care for patients
  • Develop new business and jobs in Minnesota

Research teams consist of investigators from both institutions with background in a wide range of specialties: Alzheimer's disease, several types of cancer and cancer drug development, heart disease, obesity, infectious diseases, muscle diseases, nanotechnology, and addiction.
Results to date

  • 6 patent applications
  • 9 NIH grants
  • 65 published papers supported through Partnership funding
  • 34 public research abstracts published, providing other research and development teams with access to a top-line description of research and research findings (and raising interest in further collaborations and research leverage)
  • 42 formal presentations by Partnership teams

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