At the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF), we have been actively investigating the causes of and potential treatments for diseases since 1952. We support and oversee the medical research conducted at Hennepin County Medical Center, an acute care research and teaching hospital located in downtown Minneapolis. In an academic environment that emphasizes patient care, research, and teaching, MMRF helps offer patients better care now and hope for improved healthcare in the future.
MMRF is the third largest medical research non-profit in Minnesota and consistently ranks in the top ten percent nationally of all institutions receiving research grants from the National Institutes of Health. While public monies support a majority of our research, our work would not be possible without the support of corporate and individual donors.
CDRG, a division within MMRF, is an interdisciplinary, clinician-guided biomedical research group committed to the investigation of chronic illnesses to improve public health. We seek to heighten awareness of issues and treatment concerns, affect decisions about patient care, and improve clinical outcomes worldwide. As a nonprofit organization, our strength rests on the integrity of our research practices and our commitment to patient health and well-being.
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