Yearly Archives: 2009

/2009

REP. WALZ SECURES FUNDING FOR CRITICAL SOUTHERN MINNESOTA PROJECTS

Says projects will create jobs, spur economic growth Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Walz voted to make targeted investments in areas that will rebuild our economy and to secure critical projects in southern Minnesota that will create jobs. "My number one priority is rebuilding our economy and creating jobs in Minnesota," said Rep. Walz. "Local [...]

December 15th, 2009|

The Hormel Institute leads successful China-US Forum on Frontiers of Cancer Research: Focus on Prevention

AUSTIN, Minn.—November 20, 2009—The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota and research partner of Mayo Clinic,  today announced Dr. Zigang Dong, Executive Director,  reports findings from the cancer prevention conference he co-chaired in Changsha, Chinawas a great success both in the ground-breaking research shared among leading collaborators and its outstanding attendance.   Dong reports the conference [...]

November 20th, 2009|

The Hormel Institute receives nearly $.5 million to Research Skin Cancer

Grant Secured Through Federal Stimulus Package Funding AUSTIN, Minn.—October 2, 2009—The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota and research partner of Mayo Clinic,  today announces Dr. Zigang Dong, Executive Director, was awarded $495,210 for a two-year skin cancer research project.  Skin cancer is the number one cancer in terms of incidence in the United States.   [...]

October 2nd, 2009|

New Findings Published in Cancer Prevention Research

The Way You Eat May Affect Your Risk for Breast Cancer   · Method of restricting calories is important in tumor prevention · Periods of restriction provide protection · Calorie restriction alters hormone levels, influences cancer risk PHILADELPHIA - How you eat may be just as important as how much you eat, if mice studies [...]

August 4th, 2009|

The Hormel Institute expansion hiring continues

Cancer Research Sections Have Doubled Since Project Began AUSTIN, Minn.—July 23, 2009—The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota and research partner of Mayo Clinic today announces three new cancer sections have been added since the expansion was completed in 2008.  Hiring of five more faculty section leaders is underway as well as staff positions to support [...]

July 27th, 2009|

The Cellular and Molecular Biology lab of The Hormel Institute is featured on cover of Cancer Research journal this month

  The work of Dr. Yong Yeon Cho and Dr. Zigang Dong of The Hormel Institute's Cellular and Molecular Biology group was featured on the cover of Cancer Research (May 15, 2009). The work featured a natural compound known as kaempferol, which is highly abundant in green onions. This compound was found to potently suppress [...]

June 1st, 2009|

Austin Daily Herald Article – Making a Difference

The Hormel Institute is Honored for Tourism By David Richards | Austin Daily Herald Published Tuesday, May 12, 2009 In 2006, the Hormel Institute in Austin launched a $23.4 million expansion project, adding a new two-story research building for housing 20 state-of-the-art research laboratories. The official dedication and grand opening of the project was held [...]

May 13th, 2009|

THE HORMEL INSTITUTE AWARDED RESEARCH GRANT TO STUDY HERBAL COMPOUND FOR PROSTATE CANCER PREVENTION

AUSTIN, Minn., January 15, 2009 -  The Hormel Institute’s Cancer Biology Professor Dr. Junxuan Johnny  Lu will be leading a study on a five-year research project to study an Oriental herbal compound which may help prevent prostate cancer.  Prostate cancer is the second cause of cancer death to men in the United States, according to [...]

January 16th, 2009|

MINNESOTA CHAMBER GROUP TO VISIT THE HORMEL INSTITUTE

AUSTIN, Minn., January 15, 2009 -  Business leaders from across the state will visit The Hormel Institute today hosted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.  “Leadership Minnesota”, comprised of some 35 business executives from companies across the state of Minnesota along with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, will tour The Hormel Institute as part of [...]

January 15th, 2009|