Mark Thomas, PhD, neuroscientist and scientific director for the U of M Medical Discovery Team (MDT) on Addiction, believes researchers have an obligation to talk with the public about the societal challenges of addiction.

A new cancer treatment therapy is being tested for the first time in patients at the M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center.

The Medical School’s Gold Humanism Honor Society chapter earned recognition as a “2019 Distinguished Chapter” and were asked to present on their group’s success at a national conference.

New study opens at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine.

From oncology to the basic sciences, the wide variety of interdisciplinary researchers makes it possible to achieve great success in the field of cancer survivorship care.

There are more than 16 million cancer survivors in the United States. Anne Blaes, MD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, is determined to improve outcomes for these individuals.

Researchers have discovered how to clear zombie cells, so many companies are now developing drugs to remove the cells, with the hope of people leading healthier, longer lives.

The National Institute of Mental Health awarded $740K to Michael-Paul Schallmo, PhD, who will study the differences in visual context among people diagnosed with schizophrenia.

In October, 43 students from Nett Lake Elementary School visited the U of M Medical School, Duluth campus to experience hands-on activities, led by faculty, that work to inspire them toward medical careers.

Sonya Wang, MD, received a National Institutes of Health grant to research the effects of music-based intervention (MBI) on neurodevelopment and pain response in preterm infants.


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