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 The University of Minnesota Medical School has received a 5 year National Research Service Award Research Training Grant (T35) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Medical Student Summer Research program.

Tracking the T Cell Repertoire...In the December 2015 issue of Nature Reviews Immunology, Dr. Ron Germain describes two seminal papers over the past 25 years from Dr. Marc Jenkins and colleagues that introduced new techniques for the analysis of the T cell repertoire. 

marc jenkins

Marc Jenkins, PhD, Microbiology and Immunology, Researchers in Norway develop new blood test to diagnose coeliac disease using a method developed in the Jenkins lab.

 

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Alexander Khoruts

Can bacteria defeat diabetes? U of M gastroenterologist Dr. Alexander Khoruts studies if fecal transplants may lead to a new treatment for diabetes.

Yoji Shimizu

Director of the University of Minnesota Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)Yoji Shimizu, PhD, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, was recognized for five years of outstanding leadership by the National Association of MD-PhD Programs at this year's meeting of the National Association of MD-PhD Programs in Keystone, Colo.

Sakeen Kashem

MD/PhD student Sakeen Kashem won 1st place for this presentation made at the 3 Minute Thesis Competition during the 8th annual Biomedical Sciences Graduate Programs Research Recognition Day on May 21, 2015.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6UJ459FcVs&feature=youtu.be

Celebrating faculty research excellence at the Dean’s Distinguished Research Lectureship

Medical School Blog published by: Sarah Hansen,  October 30, 2015
Marc DDRLDDRL 2015 honoreesLeft to right: Demetri Yannopoulos, Brooks Jackson, Marc Jenkins. Photo by Rich Ryan 

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