Research

The study was co-led by Michelle Corkrum, PhD, a third-year medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) and Ana Covelo, PhD, in the lab of Alfonso Araque, PhD, and in collaboration with Mark Thomas, PhD.

Brenna Greenfield, PhD, LP, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Biobehavioral Health on the Duluth campus, collaborates with the White Earth Nation to develop culturally safe approaches in preventing opioid overdose deaths.

University of Minnesota Medical School discovers a druggable target to treat the effects of muscular dystrophy.

A new app in development between the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and Treatment.com aims to make healthcare more accessible worldwide and form life-long relationships with patients.

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.

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