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Golfer in silhouette swings a golf club on artificial turf surrounded by snow.

Looking for another reason to get in a round of golf?

Study shows it helps reduce chances of early death in older adults
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
Dr. Michelle Baack and Dr. Randy Raustino sit at a table with a laptop open as they look over heart research information.

Heart research: Two lab leaders share common goal, spirit

Dr. Michelle Baack, Dr. Randy Faustino on collaborative, complementary paths
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 18 min read
Lisa MacFadden stands in front of a Sanford Sports Science Institute sign. She serves as director of the institute.

Lisa MacFadden makes research look like a game

Biomechanical engineer oversees studies on golf, other sports for Sanford Health
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 16 min read
Hands Holding A Smartphone . Central Park,Manhattan, New York City US

Research group studies eating disorders, weight loss surgery

Center for Biobehavioral Research surveys patients remotely, in real time
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
Jasmine Johnson, a Sanford PROMISE Scholar, works with lab equipment at Sanford Research.

Cells — and fun — fill high school PROMISE Scholar’s summer

Jasmine Johnson learned more about research and herself by working in lab
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 29 min read
Genetic counselor Bethany Tucker holds a file folder while discussing the gene-editing tool CRISPR with a colleague in a genetics lab. Another colleague sits at a lab bench, facing away from the camera.

Rewriting human DNA: The evolution of engineering genes

CRISPR is a genetic cut and paste tool, say Sanford genetic counselors
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 9 min read
Gene Hoyme sits with his arm on a table smiling at an off-camera interviewer

Pediatric geneticist Gene Hoyme’s influence spans globe

S.D. native helped Sanford in pediatrics, research, Imagenetics, World Clinic
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 28 min read
Music and Memory: iPod and headphones can change the lives of dementia patients

Music triggers memories in Good Samaritan Society study

Dementia patients love their high school era music as much as the rest of us
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 5 min read
Scientist L-J Pilaz wears a lab coat, seated at a lab bench at Sanford Research.

Brain researcher L-J Pilaz is ‘like a discovery junkie’

New addition to Sanford Research looks at neural stem cells' role in development
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
nerves on cancer: Sanford Health Dr. Paola Vermeer in her lab at Sanford Research

Nerve-wrecking: ‘New way of attacking cancer’

Sanford Health's Paola Vermeer hopes to slow cancer by disrupting nerves
Carson Walker Carson Walker 8 min read