Current Press Releases

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The Hormel Institute Faculty-Led Team Awarded $1.8 Million to Develop Gene Therapy for Cockayne Syndrome

The team will work for three years with the FDA to develop novel gene therapies for rare accelerated aging disorder


The Hormel Institute Scientists Publish Research That Could Lead to Treatment of Severe Disorder Caused by COVID-19

The research could lead to new treatments for several life-threatening conditions, including acute lung injury, cancer, heart attack, and stroke


The Hormel Institute and Mayo Clinic Scientists Publish Research on Deadly Form of Liver Cancer

Research has implications for cholangiocarcinoma, immunotherapy