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Mar 9, 2022

Free hour-long Research Ethics course prepares clinical researchers to conduct ethical research by providing historical context, outlining regulations, and highlighting the four guiding principles.

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Mar 3, 2022

The presidents of the National Academies of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine have urged the Biden-Harris administration to create a new presidential bioethics commission. 

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Feb 17, 2022

Professor Beth Stadler invented microscopic nanowires that can be rapidly heated for use in nanoelectronics and potentially help make cryogenically-preserved organs available for donation.

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Michael Oakes sits in front of the Board of Regents, ready to present, among OVPR colleagues
Feb 10, 2022

Interim Vice President for Research Michael Oakes presented to the University’s Board of Regents the University’s framework and rationale for developing place-based collaborations with business and other external partners.

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Feb 9, 2022

The University of Minnesota's Discovery Capital Investment Program helps to accelerate the process of turning breakthrough research into commercial products by providing startups the seed funding needed in the highly critical early stages.

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Feb 8, 2022

A UMN team aiming to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence and uptake among Minnesota’s jail and prison populations is making progress, thanks to the wisdom and generosity of its community advisory board.

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Blue abstract background with gold/white text: Research Infrastructure - Office of the Vice President for Research
Feb 7, 2022

OVPR is pleased to announce an RFP to fund research infrastructure at the University of Minnesota, including new or existing facilities, service centers, or other shared resources across the University system.

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Feb 2, 2022

TRUE Tissue technology is one of three finalists in AUTM's 2022 Better World Project story competition. Read about this amazing UMN tech and cast your vote today! 

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abstract gold bubble image with maroon words: Minnesota Futures - Office of the Vice President for research
Jan 18, 2022

Minnesota Futures is a two-year grant program administered by OVPR designed to inspire and advance new cross-disciplinary research that addresses societal challenges, leading to significant impact. Maximum award amount is $250,000. LOI due Feb. 14.

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Jan 12, 2022

Inventor Beth Lindborg is CEO of an early-stage startup company that develops novel treatments for osteoarthritis using stem cells to restore and repair existing joint cartilage.

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