2020 Virtual Commencement
Join us for a virtual event on May 16 starting at 11 a.m. CT and participate in some of our fun virtual activities to make this day as special as possible. Learn more
Profiles Spring 2020 is here!
Read about the latest contributions of our faculty, staff, students, and donors to the advancement of veterinary medicine, including impacts on the fight against COVID-19. Read now
UMN researchers advance on tackling the novel coronavirus
A recent study on SARS-CoV-2 maps how the virus binds to human cells, reveals its animal origin, and guides treatments for COVID-19. Read more
CVM researchers are constantly in the process of planning, writing, and submitting grant applications. For NIH grants,they go through a receipt and referral, peer review, and awards process, all of which can take nearly a year. If the process is successful, the researcher’s institution receives a “notice of award” and the researcher receives a congratulatory e-mail. Dr. Mather Kannan has been awarded NIH grants for “MicroRNA Regulation of CD39” and “MicroRNA Regulation of CD38 and Chemokine Genes in Human Airway Smooth Muscle.”
Dr. Bruce Walcheck, professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department; his co-principal investigator, Dr. Dan Kaufman, professor of medicine in the Minnesota Stem Cell Institute; and Bruce's coinvestigator Dr. Jimmy Wu, associate professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, were recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research project grant totaling approximately $2.25 million in total costs over five years.