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  • First Class Professors

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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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‘Paint the Town Pink’ tops goal, raising over $162,000

March 18, 2014

Hormel Institute PTTP 2014 Check Presentation

Donations support cutting-edge breast cancer research at The Hormel Institute More than $162,000 was raised in support of cutting-edge breast cancer research at The Hormel Institute through the 4th annual “Paint the Town Pink” initiative that concluded in late February, officials announced today. Leaders with The Hormel Institute and “Paint the Town Pink” steering committee unveiled the 2014 PTTP grand total to date of $162,300 while joined by representatives from PTTP fundraisers in the Institute lobby. That amount – mostly raised during the official PTTP week of Feb.

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