Research

An interdisciplinary research team was recently inducted into the University’s Academy for Excellence in Team Science for their pioneering research during the last decade about the impact of diabetes and obesity on the brain.

Kristen Jacklin, PhD, medical anthropologist and associate director of the Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team, is dedicated to enhancing cultural approaches to dementia care in Native and rural communities.

The U of M Medical School and the Weisman Art Museum partnered to show the benefits of merging art and medicine through the exhibition called, “Walk Back to Your Body.”

The researchers found beta-blocker use to be a risk factor for hospitalizations for heart failure among these patients with “stiff heart” heart failure.

Kaylee Schwertfeger, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, and Emily (Irey) Jesser, a graduate student, work on a team determined to discover new information leading to better treatments for breast cancer using a non-tumor cell and the body’s immune system.

U of M Medical School researchers Lucie Turcotte, MD, and Joseph Neglia, MD, MPH, conducted a study that looked at childhood cancer survivors treated with different classes of chemotherapy. The goal was to understand on a deeper level how patients were affected if radiation was removed from treatment.

New University of Minnesota Medical School research finds postpartum women are generally getting prescribed more narcotics than they need. Cresta Jones, MD, FACOG believes establishing new guidelines will help protect patients.

An interdisciplinary team of researchers and providers from the University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview hope their studies will lead to a new medical tool that dramatically improves care for movement-limited patients.

Melissa Geller, MD, MS, and David Masopust, PhD, were the 2019 Distinguished Lectureship Award honorees on Nov. 14 at the Dean’s Distinguished Research and Lectureship.

Nearly 3 million Americans are living with Atrial fibrillation (AFib), which is an arrhythmia that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other complications.

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