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An elderly male patient with Parkinson’s disease grasps a walker.

Taming Tremors

A U medical team delivers precision stimulation to the brain, relieving the debilitating symptoms of disorders like Parkinson’s disease.

3 months ago

New grants will help Minnesota fight invasive pests and plants

Four research projects will receive $1.24 million in funding via the Minnesota Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) at the University of Minnesota, a critical step in finding new techniques and technologies to more effectively manage invasive species in Minnesota’s forests, prairies and agriculture.

13 hours ago

Girl smiling in classroom

Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Morrine Omolo is committed to mentoring young girls, especially those interested in science, technology, engineering, and math education (STEM) fields.

3 months ago

New University of Minnesota Degree Program Will Train the Next Generation of Human Rights Leaders

From the plight of Syrian refugees crossing Europe to the battle against human trafficking in Minnesota, issues of human rights span the globe and are highlighted daily by news headlines.

16 hours ago

Math on chalkboard

The Minnesota Medical Foundation

Mathematicians have emerged as some of medicine’s greatest unsung heroes, shedding light on complex biological processes, all to improve patient health.

3 months ago

U of M Receives Human Research Protection Status: Reaccreditation-Pending

Following a reaccreditation site visit in June, the University of Minnesota has received notice from the Council on Accreditation of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) that the status of its Human Research Protection Program is “Reaccreditation Pending.”

3 days ago

UMN in the News

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