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January 17th, 2012

Decade of Discovery featured on Minnesota Public Radio


UPDATE:  MPR is hosting a live web chat with Mayo’s Dr. Robert Rizza along with experts from the University of Minnesota today at 1pm Central Time. Here is the link to join the conversation with reporter Lorna Benson and some of the top diabetes specialists in the state: Public radio medical correspondent Lorna […]

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Tags: biomedical research, Decade of Discovery, endocrinology, insulin, Minnesota Partnership, type 1 diabetes, University of Minnesota

October 28th, 2010

Mayo Participates in Karolinska Symposium


As part of its continuing relationship with the Karolinska Institute, Mayo Clinic research leaders are participating in the upcoming symposium on regenerative medicine in Sweden, November 3-5. The event is part of the Frontiers in Biomedical Research relationship established earlier this year between Karolinska and the Minnesota Partnership members (Mayo and the University of Minnesota). […]

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Tags: Karolinska Institutet, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Partnership, regenerative medicine, stem cells, University of Minnesota

October 8th, 2010

"Minnesota is Taking on Diabetes. Come join us."


“That’s what this is about,” said Dr. Bob Rizza this week as we discussed plans for the Decade of Discovery news briefing. His simple statement was both comprehensive and profound. People have since asked, “Which one? Type 1 or Type 2?” Answer: Both. Or, others with more than a polite dose of skepticism have said,”That’s […]

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Tags: "optimally treat and ultimately cure", diabetes, Mayo Clinic, medical research, Minnesota Partnership

September 27th, 2010

Mayo Investigator Awarded $2.5 M. for Cocaine Research


About two years ago a Minnesota Partnership team of researchers reported findings on a potential antidote for cocaine poisoning. The research has continued since then with a grant from the National Institutes of Health. Now one of the Institutes  has taken notice and awarded Steve Brimijoin, Ph.D., a half million dollars annually for the next […]

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Tags: addiction, cocaine, Minnesota Partnership, NIDA

May 26th, 2010

Minnesota Partnership key in Kipplinger Cities List


Not sure if this qualifies as an award exactly, but we’ll take it. Kipplinger and company in their list of cities to live in in the next decade (published on Yahoo news) includes the Minnesota Partnership as a main reason for potential growth in Rochester, MN, and ranks it 6th overall. Today Yahoo showcased it […]

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Tags: Best Cities, economic development, Kipplinger's, Minnesota Partnership

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