Research

Transforming a concept on paper to a tangible and functioning medical device requires a lot of time and research. And even more money.

As fall kicks into gear and to-do lists grow longer, stress seems unavoidable. But it’s important to give our minds and bodies a break; our wellbeing and productivity depend on it.

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) is now home to the world’s largest imaging magnet after its arrival to the University on Friday, December 6.

Cancer specialists from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, have launched a Phase 1 clinical trial designed to assess the toxicity of Minnelide, a University of Minnesota-developed drug that has successfully disrupted pancreatic cancer development in laboratory tests.  

Surrounded by beeping, bustling, monitors and machines that help a patient breathe; the intensive care unit (ICU) at a hospital isn’t exactly what you would call a stress-free environment. 

The rise of social media is changing the way we interact, get our news and even conduct business. But the rise in this connectivity has also boosted concerns for teens, including bullying and negative body images.

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