Research

Researchers with the Medical Discovery Team on the Biology of Aging are working on developing senolytics, drugs that eliminate senescent cells.

The funding will allow the Medical School at the University of Minnesota to make Minnesota’s health system increasingly “age friendly” by educating and training health professionals in core geriatrics principles that will improve medical care for this growing population.

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have determined that atrial fibrillation (Afib) is independently associated with changes that occur with aging and dementia.

Medical student Erik Faber and his co-author Yoo Jung Kim write that stress is common for students in both medical and scientific training, despite the difference in the fields.

The Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program matches community college students with mentors in Biomedical Sciences. Located on the Duluth Campus, it’s the only program of its kind in the Upper Midwest.

Researchers hope this major breakthrough will result in a test as common as a pap smear.

Cryptococcus neoformans is a fungal pathogen that causes disease in immuno-compromised individuals, particularly those with advanced HIV, organ transplants, or cancer chemotherapy patients.

Parents and families of children who developed now have a few more answers regarding a recent cluster of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). 

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