DR. ROBERT CLARKE,
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Today The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota is a prominent cancer research center and high performing part of Masonic Cancer Center.

After two major expansions in 11 years, The Hormel Institute is home to some of the world’s expert cancer researchers, a stunning design for our cancer center and labs filled with state of the art technologies.

We are focused on accelerating answers to cancer so people can live longer, healthier lives. The Hormel Institute is currently comprised of 130 faculty, researchers and staff.  We now have 20 research sections with plans to continue to fill the institute’s labs with expert scientists to further our mission.

Strengthened by leadership and support from the University of Minnesota, The Hormel Foundation and our generous community, we are fully committed to continuing our quest for continued success through discoveries leading to cancer prevention and healthier controls.

Stay safe during COVID-19 and I look forward to meeting you in the near future.

Robert Clarke, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Executive Director