We are a biomedical research center with scientists and collaborators working together to accelerate discoveries leading to improved health.

Our research contributes to the development of new prevention and treatment therapies for cancer and other chronic diseases.

Who We Are

The Hormel Institute is a world-recognized leader in the scientific field showing that dietary factors prevent and control cancer development. We are accelerating cancer research discoveries to achieve our mission: Improve your health and well-being.

Our Partners

The Hormel Institute enjoys partnerships that enhance its cutting edge research. By combining resources and strengths with giants like Mayo Clinic, IBM and M.D. Anderson, our accelerated research is leading to the prevention and control of cancer and other chronic diseases.

Cancer Research - The Hormel Institute

In the Community

Tours of The Hormel Institute are available if pre-arranged.
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