by Contributing Writer
As genome sequencing becomes increasingly fast, cheap and available, a debate is emerging about how to reconcile the privacy of research subjects with their relatives’ need for health information.
Earlier this week, Vice President for Research, Brian Herman, led a Campus Conversation to talk about the many ways the OVPR serves as both a catalyst and support system for research at the University of Minnesota.
The iGEM—International Genetically Engineered Machines—competition challenges undergraduate students to identify real-world problems and solve them through biological engineering and design.
The threat of Ebola – and contagions like it – is forcing the recognition that there is a direct correlation between reduced budgets and reduced treatments.
U researchers and St. Jude Medical are collaborating to treat some of the most challenging and debilitating movement and neuropsychiatric disorders using deep brain stimulation.
The U of M is a leader in several areas of global health, from emerging infectious diseases to long-standing issues such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
“Green Revolution” is the label for concerted initiatives to increase agricultural production and prevent hunger and starvation in major regions of the world.
Worldwide delta systems, including the people, economies, infrastructure and ecology they support, are under threat from a range of natural and human activities.
Check out a map of international U research locations from 2013—84 nations on all 7 continents.
U researcher Hubert Lim is working with an international team to develop a new device that uses neurostimulation to treat hearing loss.