Pink gas pumps fund Hormel Institute research

October 22, 2018

Through the month of October you can support The Hormel Institute’s cancer research by reaching for the pink pump at participating gas stations throughout Iowa and other states. Three cents of every gallon of E15 sold at participating retailers during October will be donated to The Hormel Institute and the National Breast Cancer Foundation as Read more

Cancer Suppression Breakthrough Discovered at The Hormel Institute

October 15, 2018

Published discovery may lead to new therapy for bile duct cancer affecting the liver Dr. Sergio Gradilone and team at The Hormel Institute’s Cancer Cell Biology and Translational Research lab published breakthrough cancer research in the high impact journal Hepatology. Dr. Gradilone led the research team that included Drs. Adrian P. Mansini, Estanislao Peixoto and Read more

Leukemia drug resistance breakthrough published

October 12, 2018

Institute research discovers epitranscriptomic causes of drug resistance  A major breakthrough in understanding the cause of drug resistance in leukemia was published in Cell Research this week based on the discoveries by Dr. Shujun Liu, head of the Cancer Epigenetics and Experimental Therapeutics section at The Hormel Institute. Dr. Liu and his team studied the Read more

Institute scientists to attend elite conference

September 25, 2018

American Cancer Society sponsored meeting focuses on groundbreaking research   Dr. James Robinson, head of the Cell Signaling & Tumorigenesis lab at The Hormel Institute, and Dr. Edward “Ted” Hinchcliffe, head of the Cellular Dynamics lab at The Hormel Institute, will attend the Jiler Professors and Fellows Conference meeting this week. The Jiler Professors & Read more

Local funds launch Innovative Prostate Cancer Research

July 31, 2018

Local funds launch Innovative Prostate Cancer Research New prostate cancer research is underway at The Hormel Institute, thanks to grants funded by “Bowling for the Battle,” organized by the Tom Gillard family and Farmers Insurance. The two grants were established by the Institute and awarded internally to scientists with innovative ideas for advancing answers to Read more

Register for Ryan Gordon Memorial Golf Tournament

May 29, 2018

  Tournament raising funds for cancer research for 6th year  The Ryan Gordon Memorial Golf Tournament & Silent Auction is coming to Adams again this June. Started in 2013, the tournament has donated over $35,000 to The Hormel Institute to fund innovative cancer research. This year’s tournament and silent auction will take place on Saturday, Read more

PTTP Concert Tickets at More Locations

May 22, 2018

Tickets for the Paint the Town Pink concert on July 10 featuring Hotel California “A Salute to the Eagles” are now on sale at locations around Austin. Visit Austin Hy-Vee, Austin Area Chamber of Commerce, Austin ArtWorks Center, Coffee House on Main, or The Hormel Institute to purchase tickets. Tickets are $100 each and are Read more

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Another Institute Breakthrough – Lung Cancer Target Identified

May 11, 2018

Dr. Luke Hoeppner lab pinpoints protein involved in cancer growth A new target leading to a potential novel therapy for lung cancer was discovered through research led by Dr. Luke Hoeppner, head of the Molecular Biology and Translational Cancer lab of The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota. The research, published in Communications Biology, is a Read more

Colon Cancer Metastasis Breakthrough Discovered at The Hormel Institute

May 1, 2018

Published discovery may lead to new therapy for deadly cancer  Dr. Tatyana Zykova, along with other scientists in the Cellular & Molecular Biology lab of The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, led by Dr. Zigang Dong, published breakthrough colon cancer research in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. Dr. Zykova and team discovered how a specific Read more

University of Minnesota and partners launch statewide cancer clinical trials network

April 11, 2018

New clinical trials network is funded in partnership with the State of Minnesota Minnesotans living in rural areas throughout greater Minnesota will soon have better access to new cancer treatments and enhanced care delivery, thanks to a new state-funded partnership between University of Minnesota and the state’s major health and research systems. As part of Read more