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Researchers use camera to look at patient’s eye.
Aug 24, 2022

Retinal exams are being evaluated as potential Alzheimer’s screening methods. UMN researchers Robert Vince and Swati More have developed and licensed one such technology that is showing promising results in early clinical trials. 

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2022 MN Cup finalists Graphic/Logo
Aug 16, 2022

Minnesota startup competition MN Cup announced 27 finalists, which include UMN startups Q-rounds and BKB Floral Foam, Inc.

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D2D’s facility at the Minnesota State Fair
Aug 11, 2022

The Driven to Discover (D2D) Research Facility puts a human face on the research process every year at the Minnesota State Fair. Now it wants to expand into Greater Minnesota.

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Aug 11, 2022

Requirements for reimbursement on child-care costs up to $2,500 per budget period for full-time NIH-funded trainees (appointed on T32, TL1, TU2, or T90 grants) and fellows (on F31, F32, F33, or F34 grants).

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Researcher and lab equipment
Aug 3, 2022

Many are familiar with Hormel Foods, most famously known for producing Spam. Lesser known is The Hormel Institute, the nearby state-of-the-art biomedical research facility that recently celebrated 80 years of research.

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Introducing UMN Research: A newsletter for the research community
Aug 1, 2022

The Office of the Vice President for Research is excited to announce a new, monthly newsletter, UMN Research.

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General Probiotics Founder Yiannis Kaznessis talking
Jul 27, 2022

Yiannis Kaznessis shares how he turned his innovative lab research at the University into growing agricultural startup General Probiotics. 

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Upclose picture of a heart vessel operation
Jul 21, 2022

UMN research team to work with UMN startup Vascudyne to prepare for human clinical trial of bioengineered blood vessels that grow with patients.

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Jul 18, 2022

The Certified Approver Program has changed its exam and continuing education requirements to ensure the program's long term viability and to better align with the current needs of the University's research compliance environment.

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Monarch caterpillar on milkweed plant in roadside
Jun 28, 2022

Drawing on more than 400 roadside site surveys, Emile Snell-Rood and collaborators provide data-driven guidance to optimize restoring roadside habitats that serve pollinators.

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