Biomedical Community

In addition to the biomedical research at the University of Minnesota, the Twin Cities is home “Medical Alley” which includes more than 250 biomedical research companies.Biomedical Community

We are also home to the top three largest biomedical device companies in the world:

Medtronic
Boston Scientific
St. Jude Medical

Several of our faculty are actively collaborating with these companies in an effort to develop novel therapies for the treatment of disease.  This combination of research with the Academic Health Center and the surrounding biomedical research community is truly unique in the world and provides students with incredible opportunities for their career development.