Research and Education
Innovative approaches and affiliation with the University of Minnesota Medical School have led to several firsts at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child. The hospital also is home to Minnesota’s only child and adolescent behavioral inpatient unit and programming exclusively devoted to children ages 12 and younger. University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital features one of the three largest kidney transplant programs in the world that specialize in infants and small children.
Learn more about innovative research and clinical trials happening at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.
University of Minnesota Physicians at the University of Minnesota Medical School conduct innovative research and use knowledge to care for children, educate health care professionals and practice family-focused care.
University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics - Research
The art and science of pediatric medicine and clinical practice must be advanced through research, where advances in basic knowledge ultimately lead to better understanding and treatment of childhood diseases. The research mission of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School is to sustain comprehensive laboratory and clinical research facilities and faculty dedicated to the advancement of learning. For more information: University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics - Research.
University of Minnesota Medical School
Founded in 1888, the mission of the University of Minnesota Medical School is to be a leader in enhancing the health of people through the education of skilled, compassionate and socially responsible physicians. With campuses in Duluth and the Twin Cities serving diverse populations in rural and urban Minnesota, the Medical School is dedicated to pre-eminent primary care medicine, exemplary specialty care and innovative research.