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Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have developed a process to regenerate skeletal muscle cells in mice that model muscular dystrophy. The unlikely source of those cells is a type of benign tumor called a teratoma.

U.S. News & World Report once again recognizes University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation.

18-year-old Catarina Gómez began college with a ten-year plan. Passionate about immigration law and other social justice causes, her intention was to become an immigration attorney and from there, launch a career in politics, but life had other plans. 

Pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15-19-year-olds in Minnesota, with rates decreasing the most among youth from communities of color.

UMN Medical School researchers urge a “deeper dive” into how much AFib a person has, in addition to risk factors and outcomes.

UMN Researchers find that damage from common infectious diseases like TB and malaria hinder immunity.

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers to lead clinical trial for new, minimally invasive heart attack treatment.

This month, patients at University of Minnesota Health are among the first to be offered a new immunotherapy drugs, Yescarta® or Kymriah® for the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

A new study from University of Minnesota Medical School researchers has demonstrated that psychosocial stress can shorten the lifespan in mice.

“Healthy Start, Healthy State” study finds children in Minnesota's childcare programs have better access to improved nutrition and physical activity practices.


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