Pancreatic Islet Cells
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Researchers with ATP-Bio, an NSF-funded Engineering Research Center headquartered at the University of Minnesota, have developed a new way of preserving pancreatic islet cells that may lead to improved treatment options for diabetes. Transplantation of pancreatic islet cells can cure for diabetes, but is limited by insufficient supply and inability to store islet cells before use. These barriers must be overcome to allow…

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Claire Colby
Posted: Monday, April 25, 2022

Congratulations to University of Minnesota law student Claire Colby ‘23, who has been selected to serve as Editor-in-Chief of volume 24 of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology (MJLST)! MJLST publishes innovative articles on issues at the intersection of law, technology, and the sciences. Claire has spent the past year serving as a Legal Project Assistant for Consortium Chair Susan M. Wolf, working…

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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Posted: Friday, April 8, 2022

The Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs’ Swain Climate Policy Initiative and the Big Ten Collaboration on Democracy in the 21st Century will host Dr. Katharine Hayhoe,…

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Amos Deinard
Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2022

We note with sadness the passing of Amos S. Deinard, MD, MPH, on March 9. Dr. Deinard was a faculty member in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Pediatrics, past-Director of the Community-University Health Care Center in Minneapolis, and founder of the Minnesota Oral Health Project. Dr. Deinard collaborated with his family and the law firm of Leonard, Street and Deinard (now…

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