University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota Medical School is proud to appoint Renée Crichlow, MD, assistant professor and director of Advocacy and Policy in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, as the inaugural Mac Baird Endowed Chair in Family Medicine Advocacy and Policy.
A new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota and Iowa State University finds that diversifying crop rotations can greatly reduce negative environmental and health impacts, while maintaining profitability for farmers.
Patient-specific organ models, which include integrated 3D-printed soft sensor arrays, are fabricated using specialized inks and a customized 3D printing process. Such models can be used in preparation for minimally invasive procedures to improve outcomes in thousands of patients worldwide.
Minnesota schools will soon begin welcoming elementary, middle and high school students back to the classroom. However, no matter if that classroom is at a school or at home, COVID-19 is changing the ways students learn, socialize and experience the world.
In a special meeting today, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved adjustments to the Fall 2020 plans on three of the University's campuses. These changes, which come in response to the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, will delay on-campus move-in by at least two weeks for the Duluth, Rochester and Twin Cities campuses, as well as shift undergraduate instruction on those three campuses to online formats for at least the first two weeks of fall term.
Even though students were away from campus this summer, a new initiative kept them connected with their campus and greater communities. Nearly 300 University of Minnesota students logged more than 1,000 volunteer hours through the Office for Public Engagement's pilot Summer of EngageMNt remote service initiative.
The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for many Minnesotans, leading to fear, anxiety and other strong emotions. Tai Mendenhall , an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Development's Couple and Family Therapy Program, explains how the pandemic can affect the mental health of individual people, couples and families, as well as ways they can care for their overall well-being.
Shortly after Samuel Myers moved to Minnesota in 1992, he discovered a side of the state that was incongruent with the namesake of his Humphrey School of Public Affairs-Hubert H. Humphrey, the floor leader for the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Over the past few months, a number of drugs have been under investigation to treat COVID-19 without well-established safety or data to support these claims. However, some of these unproven therapies may have underlying genetic reasons for not being effective and resulting in fatal adverse effects as found with hydroxychloroquine.
As temperatures rise due to global warming, Minnesota is expected to see its climate change, with increased precipitation, more severe rainfall events and warmer, snowier winters.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Operation Warp Speed have chosen a University of Minnesota School of Public Health research team to begin a global clinical trial of synthetic versions of natural human antibodies - called neutralizing monoclonal antibodies - as a treatment for COVID-19.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Washington found a statistical relationship between the number of hospital beds (ICU and non-ICU) occupied by COVID-19 patients in a state and reported mortality.