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Study demonstrates that network-level brain activity can detect specific types of mental effort.

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Surgery and Schulze Diabetes Institute have maintained long-term survival and function of pancreatic islet transplants despite complete discontinuation of all anti-rejection drugs on day 21 after the transplant.

The University of Minnesota is the first in the state to treat brain tumor patients with the latest generation advanced radiosurgery technology, the Gamma Knife Icon.

Researchers found a link between inherited mutations in the BRCA gene and prostate cancer.

The MDT is a multi-departmental endeavor across the University of Minnesota Medical School to advance research and treatment in the field of drug addiction. 

Dr. Emil Lou and his research team demonstrated that proteins derived from the oncogene KRAS have the ability to transfer between colon cancer cells via long cellular skyway-like extensions called ‘tunneling nanotubes’.

Research from Drs. Dawn Lowe and Michael Kyba establishes that estrogen is essential in females for muscle stem cell maintenance and function. 

Dr. Pacala and colleagues aspire to provide geriatrics training to healthcare providers and interprofessional learners throughout Minnesota and transform primary care sites throughout the state to integrate the practice and training for age-friendly geriatrics care.

New University of Minnesota Medical Research could mean a better understanding of this infection and potentially better treatments for patients.

New University of Minnesota Medical School research evaluates the impact of multimorbidity on the probability of hip fractures.

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