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May 16, 2019

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

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

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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.

September 27, 2017

vince-patterson-nagasawaThe Twin Cities Business Magazine discusses the cyanide antidote invented by Profs. Vince, Patterson, and Nagasawa. The USPTO has issued a new patent to the U of M Rege

June 27, 2017

Christine SalomonThe fungal disease called white-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats since it was first discovered in North America 10 years ago, but University of Minnesota scientist Christine Salomon hopes to find a treatment deep in the cold damp shafts of the Soudan Mine.