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Senator Klobuchar Surveys Medical School's Cutting-Edge Alzheimer's Research

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The study, funded by an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, could be a game-changer, says Dr. Lin Yee Chen.

The University of Minnesota Medical School announced today that Drs. Laura Niedernhofer and Paul Robbins have accepted roles as Director and Associate Director, respectively, for the newly founded Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism (iBAM).

“I would say that I am 99 percent excited, and just a little scared,” said McKinnon. “I’m going to be happy wherever I end up, as long as I make it to the next step.”

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Native American Health, Resiliency, Highlighted in New Exhibition

This week an exhibition is debuting at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum focused on Native American resiliency, health, and perspectives in the Great Lakes region.

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met with University of Minnesota Medical School Alzheimer’s researchers and saw first-hand some of the latest work being done for the disease. 

You can learn how to administer naloxone yourself.

As the opioid crisis continues to intensify, Americans are being urged to get and learn how to use naloxone.

Heroin and prescription opioid abuse is currently a public health emergency in the United States. But researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School are developing vaccines to ward off opioid addiction.

The University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic are partnering in order to bring experimental medications, treatment protocols and prevention programs to rural parts of the state.

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