Biomedical research is all about the excitement of new discovery. Biomedical sciences are constantly evolving and forever forward-looking, seeking to harness the best new approaches and tools to understand biology and life. 

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  • Dr. Tim O'Connell receives new R01 grant

    Dr. Tim O'Connell received a new R01 from the NHLBI entitled, "Eicosapentaenoic acid activation of free fatty acid receptor 4 prevents fibrosis, microvascular rarefaction, and diastolic dysfunction; implications for heart failure preserved ejection fraction."  More about Dr. O'Connell's research here

  • Jar of Hope goes to Townsend

    Congratulations to Dr. DeWayne Townsend on his recent award from the Jar of Hope Foundation for pre-clinical studies in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  Dr. Townsend (right) is pictured with Mr. Jim Raffone, founder of the Jar of Hope Foundation

  • Dr. Bartolomucci promoted to Associate Professor

    IBP is proud to announce that Dr. Alessandro Bartolomucci (right) has been officially promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, beginning July 1, 2016.  

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Faculty recruitment

We are recruiting outstanding faculty in Obesity, Metabolism and Diabetes open to ranks of Associate and Full Professor.
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Research ethics at the University of Minnesota

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.