Press Release

Associate Professor Dr. Aaron LeBeau was recently featured by the Medical School at the University of Minnesota for his multi-million dollar prostate cancer research effort.

A $4.5 million Department of Defense grant will allow Carolyn Fairbanks, PhD, and George Wilcox, PhD, to continue their research of non-opioid alternatives to treat pain.

The Pharmacology Graduate Student Organization (PGSO) recently solicited donations from the Department of Pharmacology and Medical School community for The Sheridan Story.

The study was co-led by Michelle Corkrum, PhD, a third-year medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) and Ana Covelo, PhD, in the lab of Alfonso Araque, PhD, and in collaboration with Mark Thomas, PhD.

University of Minnesota Medical School discovers a druggable target to treat the effects of muscular dystrophy.

The researchers found beta-blocker use to be a risk factor for hospitalizations for heart failure among these patients with “stiff heart” heart failure.

University of Minnesota Medical School researcher leads investigation into new 2018 heart donor allocation system.

The new study examines why some infected cells evaded T cell-mediated killing in the lungs of a mouse model.

Brian M. Sweis, PhD, is the first student in the Medical School’s history to receive the prestigious Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience by the Society for Neuroscience.

The University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) announced its 50-year anniversary as a leading training program for family physicians.


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