Research Strengths & Expertise
Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School make major breakthroughs in medicine that affect us all.
Our research ranges from investigating the innermost workings of cells to analyzing health data at a population level. Our researchers, educators, and medical professionals thrive in an environment where cross-discipline teamwork is valued, encouraged, and rewarded.
In partnership with many biomedical and health science specialists across the University, our faculty work to untangle today’s biggest medical challenges and understand the underlying science behind them.
The topics listed are particular areas of strength and focus across the Medical School. Find more research topics our faculty engage in across the health sciences and through our departments and our centers and institutes.
Tackling some of the most difficult health issues facing Minnesota
Recognizing faculty excellence in scholarly publications
Our researchers thrive in an environment where cross-discipline teamwork is valued, encouraged, and rewarded
Recognized for our pioneering series of firsts for heart research, we continue to make major advancements in transplants, biomedical devices, and other techniques for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular defects and disease.
Our research in this area is globally recognized, from discovering ways to prevent T Cell depletion in HIV to developing vaccines for infectious diseases to identifying RNA molecules for early cancer detection.