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Juan Carlos Rivera-Mulia, PhD, in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, helped to expand the catalogue of functional elements in the human genome to nearly one million as part of an NIH-funded ENCODE Project.
Dr. Birkey became one of the very first preceptors of the Rural Physician Associate Program in 1971, where he mentored and trained 24 medical students for 29 years. In 2019, he donated $50,000 to create a new scholarship that supports RPAP medical students on their journeys toward becoming rural family medicine physicians.
University of Minnesota Trial Shows Hydroxychloroquine Does Not Prevent COVID-19 in High-Risk Health Care Workers
University of Minnesota Medical School physician researchers studied hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to prevent COVID-19 for those with high-risk for exposure to the virus – health care workers.