Items Tagged ‘Hormel Institute’

March 6, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 6, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

TIME, You Can Learn a Lot About Yourself From a DNA Test. Here’s What Your Genes Cannot Tell You by Libby Copeland — …What is a consumer to believe? A few years ago, Helix, originally a spin-out of genomics giant Illumina (which makes many of the chips and machines used to analyze DNA), unveiled a […]

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Tags: Adam Francis, alzheimer's disease, Angel Eye, arthritis, brain aneurysm, brain tumors, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, Clinic Data Analytics, colon polyps Dr. Darin Presser, concussions, coronavirus

January 9, 2013

Hormel Institute Gets $1.8 million Grant

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

The Hormel Institute has just received nearly $1.8 million in research grants…The BioScience Triangle growing the collaborative partnership between the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Mayo Clinic-Rochester and The Hormel Institute-Austin is continuing to expand, with plans for a major expansion to begin this year at The Hormel Institute to add more laboratories and better space […]

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Tags: BioScience Triangle, Hormel Institute, International Center of Research Technology, laboratories, research grant, TMC Net, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

October 11, 2012

Hormel Institute Announces Research Partnership

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A leader in the fight against cancer has a new partner Wednesday.  And it’s taken the search for a cure to an international level we’ve never seen before. A year ago, the Hormel Institute formally became part of a research triad with the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota. Now, the Institute will expand […]

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Tags: Hormel Institute, KAAL, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, University of Minnesota

July 12, 2012

Eric W. Kaler: University of Minnesota Improves Life Here, Everywhere

By Mystery User

I’ve been back in Minnesota for eight months now, listening to hundreds, if not thousands, of people tell me how they feel about the University of Minnesota. Of course, I’ve visited Rochester a number of times, meeting with leaders of the Mayo Clinic and other community members… And, with our great friends and colleagues at […]

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Tags: Decade of Discovery, Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota

May 8, 2012

Bonding Bill Heads to Governor Without Mayo Civic Center Funding

By Mystery User

A nearly $500 million public works bill that includes funding to expand The Hormel Institute in Austin is headed to DFL Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House on Tuesday approved the bonding bill as amended by the Senate. The bill includes $13.5 million to build a 56,000-square-foot addition to the Hormel Institute. That additional space […]

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Tags: Hormel Institute, Mark Dayton, Post Bulletin, research labs

April 1, 2012

Dong to Lead Cancer Prevention Session, Other Hormel Institute Scientists to Present

By Mystery User

Dr. Zigang Dong, executive director of the Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic, will help lead a session focused on new approaches to cancer prevention at an upcoming national conference in Chicago. Dong will join 20 other researchers from the Institute in presenting their latest discoveries at the American Association of Cancer Research’s 103rd annual […]

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Tags: American Association for Cancer Research, Dr. Zigang Dong, Hormel Institute

February 10, 2012

Institute study makes strides in stem cell self-renewal

By Mystery User

A team of researchers at the Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic has made a key finding in stem cell research. The team has proposed a mechanism for the control of whether embryonic stem cells continue to multiply and remain stem cells, or change into adult cells like brain, liver or skin. Austin Post Bulletin, […]

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Tags: embryonic stem cells, Hormel Institute, stem cell research, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic

February 2, 2012

Committee happy to see Hormel Institute request

By Mystery User

A request for $13.5 million in state funding to expand the Hormel Institute in Austin won praise and support on Tuesday from state lawmakers…Austin’s Port Authority is seeking $13.5 million from the state to expand the institute to create the International Center of Research and Technology. The 56,000-square-foot addition would house 15 state-of-the-art research labs […]

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Tags: Austin's Port Authority, Hormel Institute, International Center of Research and Technology

March 22, 2010

Innovation comes through mindset, Mayo Clinic, Hormel officials say

By Mystery User

Innovation is more a mindset than a department or an initiative, according to a Hormel Foods Corp. official who presented at a meeting Thursday about how organizations can become more innovative. The “Innovation Leadership: Creativity for Performance Summit” on Thursday night offered solutions from Hormel and Mayo Clinic officials. About 80 people were in attendance […]

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Tags: Augsburg, Barbara Spurrier, Hormel Institute, Innovation summit, Mayo Clinic

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