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Research Partners

Expert Care, Knowledge and Support

The University of Minnesota has an unparalleled depth and breadth of research and clinical partners that it taps into to provide expert care, knowledge and support. 

Those partners include:

  • The University of Minnesota Academic Health Center is the gateway to health research, education, and training at the University of Minnesota. It serves six colleges and schools, more than 90 centers and institutes, and University of Minnesota Health hospitals and clinics. 
  • University of Minnesota’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), holder of the University’s largest ever National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant, provides services, funding, consultations and resources to University and community researchers to help them be more successful and advance their research discoveries. Through the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) five-year $51 million award in 2011, the University of Minnesota became part of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a consortium of 62 health research sites across the United States. 
  • University of Minnesota’s Masonic Cancer Center is a comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute, one of only 45 institutions in the United States, that creates a collaborative research environment focused on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer; applying that knowledge to improve quality of life for patients and survivors; and sharing its discoveries with other scientists, students, professionals, and the community.