University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities was established in 1851. The flagship campus is located in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota with other campuses in Duluth, Morris, Crookston, Rochester and Waseca. The Main-U, as it is referred to, has 16 schools and colleges running the gamut from liberal arts to science. It is a public institution with an Institute of Technology, Medical School. Veterinary School, College of Biological Sciences to name a sampling. The U of M has the fourth largest student body in the U.S. U of M is ranked in the Top 100 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Approximately 19 U of M departments are ranked in the top 20 by the National Research Council. (Note: U of M has one of the least intuitive web sites for gathering info).

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111 Third Avenue South Suite 290 (U of M Press) Minneapolis, MN 55401
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Research study gives new insight into how cancer spreads

A research study led by University of Minnesota engineers gives new insight into how cancer cells move based on their ability to sense their environment. The discovery could have a major impact on therapies to prevent the ...

Jun 06, 2017
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3-D-printed patch can help mend a 'broken' heart

A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack. The discovery is a major step ...

Apr 14, 2017
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Drug increases survival in dogs with cancer

A breakthrough trial at the University of Minnesota testing a new UMN-developed drug resulted in improved survival rates for dogs diagnosed with a cancer called hemangiosarcoma (HSA). The results were published today in the ...

Feb 13, 2017
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Culprit found in breast cancer resistance to tamoxifen

Researchers have discovered that a protein found naturally in cells that provides some protection from viruses is responsible for creating mutations that drive resistance to tamoxifen treatment in breast cancer. Because the ...

Oct 07, 2016
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