Regenerative Medicine Minnesota has announced 11 research grants that they will be funding in 2019. Of the 11 selected, five were submitted by University of Minnesota Medical School faculty members. 

It’s estimated that more than 174,000 new cases of prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer in American men, will be diagnosed in 2019 according to the American Cancer Society.

The University of Minnesota Medical Discovery Teams (MDT) have been making a significant impact since their inception in 2013; from new hires to impressive research grants, their success has been widespread

These new technologies, known as digital medicines are allowing doctors to monitor their patients, even after they leave the hospital. University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health Services are the first in the world to apply digital medicines to cancer care.

In the past five years, the Department of Anesthesiology has been ramping up its research activity, and those efforts are paying off.

Since the hurricane, University of Minnesota Medical School health professionals have made several trips to the island to help provide aid to those affected.

The program's goals include educating community members and addressing commonly help misconceptions about cancer screenings. 

Kevin Gale, a first-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School, can pinpoint what first led him to apply to medical school - his mother.

Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD, MHA, Chair of the Department of Surgery, has created a new research infrastructure to provide increased resources and a single source for research related support with the creation of a new office named - Surgery Research Support Services.

He will continue his previous clinical practice and research activities, but will step down as Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology.


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