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. 

Learn more about the department

  • UMN Medical School starting pilot program for CLA Freshman

    Read more on this in the MN Daily & the Pioneer Press and from IBP Undergraduate Physiology Advisor, Vincent Barnett.

  • Congratulations to Nathan Zaidman and Scott O'Grady on AJP Cell Paper of the Year

    Congratulations to Nathan Zaidman and his mentor, Dr. Scott O'Grady, for AJP Cell Paper of the Year 2016, titled, "Differentiation of human bronchial epithelial cells: roles of hydrocortisone in development of ion transport pathways involved in mucociliary clearance."

     

  • Dr. Townsend receives Marzolf Award

  • Dr. Ruan receives 2017 Mizutani Research Grant

     

  • Welcoming Dr. Kotz to IBP

    Welcome aboard Cathy! 

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Faculty Recruitment

We are recruiting outstanding faculty in Obesity, Metabolism and Diabetes open to ranks of Associate and Full Professor.
Find details and apply

Save the Date:

May 4, 2017 - Mini-Symposium on Stress & Aging

June 6, 2017 - Visscher Symposium

Seminar Calendar

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.