Institute Scientist Awarded ~ $4 Million for Leukemia Research

January 13, 2021

  Institute Scientist Awarded ~ $4 Million for Leukemia Research Dr. Shujun Liu research will focus on new target to control leukemia AUSTIN, MN – Jan 13, 2021 – Dr. Shujun Liu, head of the Cancer Epigenetics & Experimental Therapeutics lab and an Associate Professor at The Hormel Institute, was awarded a major grant from Read more

Paint the Town Pink 2021 kicks off

January 13, 2021

Paint the Town Pink 2021 kicks off Business After Hours introduces events, ambassador for the cancer research campaign AUSTIN, Minn – January 12, 2020 – The 2021 Paint the Town Pink cancer research fundraising season was kicked off tonight with the annual Chamber of Commerce’s January “Business After Hours” event. The virtual meeting was cohosted Read more

Breakthrough research linking breast cancer to diet

January 11, 2021

Breakthrough research linking breast cancer to diet New Institute scientist publishes research on a natural compound’s effects on breast cancer AUSTIN, Minn – January 11, 2021 – Dr. Leena Hilakivi-Clarke, head of the Women’s Health research section at The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, published new research into dietary modifications that could lead to reduced Read more

Institute scientist is author in book on cell death

January 8, 2021

Institute scientist is author in book on cell death Dr. Chefetz wrote two chapters sharing her expertise on research methods AUSTIN, Minn – January 8, 2021 – Dr. Ilana Chefetz, head of the Cancer Stem Cells and Necroptosis lab at The Hormel Institute, has written two chapters in the newly published book Detection of Cell Read more

$50,000 awarded for new technology at The Hormel Institute

December 16, 2020

$50,000 awarded for new technology at The Hormel Institute New imaging system will accelerate cancer research projects December 16, 2020 (Austin, Minn.) – Dr. Rafael Contreras, head of the Genome Instability & Chromosome Biology lab at The Hormel Institute, has received a $50,000 Grant-in-Aid Award from University of Minnesota’s Office of the Vice President for Read more

Despite Pandemic Karl Potach Foundation donates $60,000

December 15, 2020

Despite Pandemic Karl Potach Foundation donates $60,000 Foundation furthers Wilms’ tumor cancer research at The Hormel Institute AUSTIN, Minn – Dec 15, 2020 – Dr. Kurt and Brenda Potach of The Karl Potach Foundation gave a $60,000 gift to further the Wilms’ tumor research they spearheaded at The Hormel Institute. With this gift, the Karl Read more

Ovarian Cancer Midwest Focus 2020 held November 5-6

November 9, 2020

Ovarian Cancer Midwest Focus 2020 held November 5-6 Scientists gather remotely to discuss the latest in ovarian cancer research November 9, 2020 (Austin, Minn.) – The 2020 Ovarian Cancer Midwest Focus Conference took place last Thursday and Friday, November 5-6, 2020, with all speakers and attendees participating remotely. The conference focused on basic science, translational Read more

Research breakthrough on specific form of cell death may overcome chemoresistance

November 2, 2020

Research breakthrough on specific form of cell death may overcome chemoresistance Institute researchers find evidence in favor of necroptotic therapies November 2, 2020 (Austin, Minn.) – Dr. Ilana Chefetz, head of the Cancer Stem Cells & Necroptosis lab at The Hormel Institute, published a review article focusing on a specific type of cell death called Read more

Breakthrough research using light-activated proteins for targeted therapy

October 27, 2020

Breakthrough research using light-activated proteins for targeted therapy Discoveries may impact future brain tumor therapy and treatment for hospital-acquired infections October 27, 2020 (Austin, Minn.) – The Nucleotide Metabolism & Drug Discovery lab at The Hormel Institute, led by Dr. Jarrod French, recently published three research papers in major scientific journals. The articles detail the Read more

Institute scientists receive award for pediatric brain tumor research

October 15, 2020

Institute scientists receive award for pediatric brain tumor research Will present research at national meeting October 15, 2020 (Austin, Minn.) – Drs. Charles Day, James Robinson, and Edward “Ted” Hinchcliffe of The Hormel Institute University of Minnesota were awarded the Marit Mary Swenson Award for Pediatric DMG/DIPG from the Society for Neuro-Oncology. The award will Read more