MiniBioethics Academy: Healthcare Legal Partnerships

The Center for Bioethics' Mini Bioethics Academy is a three night event to learn about and foster discussion on bioethical challenges in today’s society. Mini Bioethics Academy is open to anyone interested in learning more about bioethics.

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LawSeq Genomic Medicine Policy Conference/Webcast

LawSeq is an NIH-funded project to shape the law and policy needed to advance the integration of genomics and precision medicine into health care. Join us to help lay the policy groundwork for the implementation of this powerful technology!

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Summer Public Health Institute

The Institute provides a space where innovation happens, allowing faculty and experts to create short courses that respond to current advances in their field. Most courses span one week & provide participants with skills that can be used right away.

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New online resource available for researchers completing NIH Study Record

A new online resource, developed by experts in CTSI and the Department of Pediatrics, is now available to UMN clinical researchers, grant coordinators and others to help them save time when completing the NIH Study Record—used when proposing human subjects research, clinical rsch & clinical trials.

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Finding Good Food Close to Home

School of Public Health partners with Minneapolis on ground-breaking legislation to bring healthy foods to communities.

Developing an Anti-Racism Medical School Curriculum

Rachel Hardeman (School of Public Health) tested a methodology called Public Health Critical Race Praxis that helps researchers remain attentive to issues of equity in their work.

Childhood Abuse and Neglect May Lead to Obesity in Adulthood

New research by Assistant Professor Susan Mason helps to rule out the childhood home food environment as a major contributing factor in the development of obesity in adults who were maltreated.

Cancer-causing Chemical Formed in E-cigarette Users

Researcher and Associate Professor Irina Stepanov found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) — a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer — the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes.


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Aerial view of the University of Minnesota campus and downtown Minneapolis overlooking the Mississippi RiverAbout the Academic Health Center

The University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC) is one of the most comprehensive in the nation. The AHC includes six schools and colleges, several interdisciplinary centers and programs, and operations and support units, known as the AHC shared services.

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