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The Hormel Institute

Recent News & Events

Dr. Yibin Deng of The Hormel Institute promoted to Full Professor

High achieving prostate cancer researcher achieves a career milestone   One of The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota's highest achieving scientists, Dr. Yibin Deng, will be promoted to full Professor effective July 1, 2019. Dr. [...]

UMN Institute scientist links ancient virus to cancer risk

Study of chromosome abnormalities reveals link to cancer  The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota announces newly published research concerning remnants of ancient viruses found in human chromosomes and how this may affect the risk of [...]

Liver cancer breakthrough at The Hormel Institute

Scientists discover protein’s role in creating a tumor-promoting microenvironment Science is one step closer to eliminating cancer growth in the liver, whether from primary liver cancer or from metastatic tumors from cancers in other areas [...]

Paint the Town Pink 2019 raises over $334,000

It was revealed Tuesday afternoon that this year’s Paint the Town Pink raised $334,403. Photos by Eric Johnson/ Another record-breaking year for The Hormel Institute's cancer research Paint the Town Pink ends its [...]