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People who are overweight have a 25 percent higher chance of developing a depressive illness, while people who are obese have a 50 percent higher chance.

Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, director of the Program in Health Disparities Research and professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, recently received a $1.5 million renewal grant to educate researchers to reduce cancer-related health disparities among underserved populations.  

A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed potential benefits of ZMapp, an experimental immune-based treatment for Ebola studied within the PREVAIL II trial.

New grants through President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative will allow University of Minnesota researchers to dive deeper into the brain, developing new imaging technology with the potential to map and study neural activity to much greater detail.

New grants through President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative will allow University of Minnesota researchers to dive deeper into the brain, developing new imaging technology with the potential to map and study neural activity to much greater detail.

It’s a $5.7 million question. At least that’s how much Demetri Yannopoulos, MD, just received from the National Institutes of Health to research how best to treat patients who have been resuscitated after sudden cardiac arrest.

In today’s medical technology world, there are no effective therapies for spinal cord injuries (SCIs).

It’s no secret that when the summer sun begins to set, it doesn’t take long for back-to-school stress to set in.

The Office of Medical Education is pleased to announce that Anne Pereira, MD, MPH, FACP, is being promoted to the position of Assistant Dean for Curriculum. Previously the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Dr. Pereira will now provide oversight, vision, and strategy across the curriculum in Undergraduate Medical Education program and brings outstanding skills in strategic thinking and leadership in addition to wonderful content expertise to the position. Save

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