News & Events

January 14, 2020

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The University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Windgap Medical have received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a new device to quickly administer a recently developed antidote for cyanide poisoning. Read the article: Click Here

October 24, 2019

NBC/KARE 11 News: Eye Exam to Detect Alzheimer's

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Center for Drug Design

May 16, 2019

Camera at U of M may help researchers detect early signs of Alzheimer's.

KSTP-Dan Gilchrest

November 7, 2018

Photo by Susan Kirby-Smith

Prof Christine Salomon's lecture 'Tales from the underground: Searching for biocontrol treatments for white nose syndrome in bats' drew a big crowd at University of North Carolina.

October 17, 2018

Center for Drug Design (College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota) has signed an agreement to collaborate with medical imaging startup RetiSpec to commercialize the technology for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

AD Eye

August 28, 2018

Prof. Christine Salomon worked with staff from the Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota to help conceptualize an interactive exhibit in the Solutions Studio. One of the goals was to engage the public with the creativity and engineering needed to do scientific field research.

January 12, 2018

Profs Vince and MoreA retinal scan technique, developed by researchers in the University’s Center for Drug Design (CDD), has the potential to detect AD in its early stages, when treatment may still be possible, and also to allow doctors to trace the progress of treatments and help the 100,000 Minnesotans with AD and their families. Click H

December 5, 2017

Vince and MoreNew technology — created by Profs Robert Vince and Swati More from the Center for Drug Design — uses a camera to collect images of light interacting with the retina, which can show the early presence of Alzheimer’s Disease.