Current Press Releases

For questions about current press releases, or to schedule an interview, please contact Raquel Hellman, Marketing and Communications Manager at raquelh@umn.edu or 952-994-4789.

 

The Hormel Institute Scientist Awarded $1.5 Million for Research That Could Lead to New Treatments for Several Rare Diseases

The Hormel Institute’s CryoEM, one of the world’s most powerful electron microscopes, will be used in this research.


 

The Hormel Institute Scientist Awarded $2 Million to Study the Spread of Colorectal Cancer Cells to the Liver

The research could lead to new treatments for colorectal cancer, which is often difficult to treat and fatal


 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hormel Institute Announces $540,000 in Cancer Research Grants Awarded to Scientists Funded Entirely by the Community

Internal grants are funded by Eagles Cancer Telethon, Paint the Town Pink, Bowling for the Battle, and Karl’s Tourney


 

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


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