Cutting edge biomedical research

Started in 1942 by Jay C. Hormel, The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota has a more than eight-decade history of making significant scientific discoveries aimed at improving the health of the world. The Hormel Institute is an independent biomedical research department within the University of Minnesota’s Research and Innovation Office (RIO). Collaborative research partners include Masonic Cancer Center UMN (a Comprehensive Cancer Center as designated by the National Cancer Institute, NIH), Mayo Clinic (US News & World Report’s “Best Hospital in the United States”), and many other leading research centers worldwide. The Hormel Institute is home to some of the world’s most cutting-edge research technologies and expert scientists. The Hormel Institute continues to broaden its impact through innovative, world class research in its quest to improve human health.

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How do dogs’ immune systems react to canine parvovirus vaccination? Hafenstein lab members at The Hormel Institute part of study that takes a closer look

The paper describes the findings of a study analyzing how certain antibodies responded to canine parvovirus (CPV) after vaccination in dogs.

The Hormel Institute has released its 2022-2023 Annual Report

Do you want to know everything that happened with us in 2023? We have you covered with our Annual Report.

Clinical Research and Outreach Nurse Emily Heath explores how we could eliminate cervical cancer

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cervical cancer is the 4th-most common form of cancer among women worldwide despite the fact that it is preventable and curable with early detection and effective management. 

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The Community Outreach and Education department at The Hormel Institute works to identify community needs, expand education outreach and internships, and better connect the community to The Hormel Institute and The Hormel Institute to the community. Research is the only answer to cancer, and your important gift helps our world renowned scientists continue to make progress in their aggressive fight against cancer.

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Fighting cancer together: Here’s a list of upcoming Paint The Town Pink events

Are you gearing up for Paint the Town Pink? We are, and many events are right around the corner.