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  • Groundbreaking May 28, 2014

  • 2014-2015 Expansion

  • Cutting-edge cancer research

Our Collaborators

The Hormel Institute enjoys partnerships that enhance its cutting edge research. By combining resources and strengths with giants like University of MN, Mayo Clinic, and IBM



Our High Performance Computing (HPC) has been developed to provide state-of-the-art tools specifically to be used in biomedical research.


Decades of Discovery

Founded in 1942 by Jay C. Hormel and given to the University of Minnesota, The Hormel Institute is one of the oldest research centers in the United States.


Focused on Cancer

Cancer surpassed heart disease as the leading killer of Americans under the age of 80. The Hormel Institute is dedicated to making discoveries - as quickly as possible - to stop this devastating disease.


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Prostate cancer patients may benefit from Institute findings

September 8, 2014

Dr. Yibin Deng leads team with paper now published in ‘Cell Reports’ Men suffering from highly aggressive, lethal forms of prostate cancer potentially could benefit from new findings made in a project led by scientists at The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota.    Dr.

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