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    Department of Medicine Chair

    Wes Miller, MD

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    DOM Research

    The Department of Medicine is one of the top research departments in the United States and represents the largest research faculty group at the University of Minnesota.

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    Medical Education

    The Department is an innovative leader in medical education and has developed new, exciting curricula for medical student and resident education.

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Enhancing the health of Minnesota, the nation, and the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.

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Featured Faculty

Dr. Gary S. Francis from the Division of Cardiology is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He was recently honored by the American College of Cardiology in 2014 with the Distinguished Teacher Award and by the Heart Failure Society of America with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Current News

2014 Dean's Distinguished Research Lectureship

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - Dean’s Distinguished Research Lectureship
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Research Fair, appetizers and refreshments
McNamara Alumni Center

2014 Honorees
Jeffrey Miller, MD, Professor of Medicine for his studies on the role of natural killer cells in blood/marrow transplantation and leukemia immunotherapy

Harry Orr, PhD, Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology for his studies on the role of trinucleotide repeats in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disease

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Dr. Robert Hebbel of the Department of Medicine Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation Division has just been announced as the 2014 winner of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Ernest Beutler Lectureship. This is one of the highest honors bestowed by the Society and reflects his long scientific career studying the biology of Sickle Cell Disease. We are proud of Bob's wonderful scientific accomplishments and pleased that he has been given this high honor. ASH Press Release

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