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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
Two Ph.D. student researchers in lab coats point at a computer screen in the lab.

Want to work at Sanford Research? Here is some advice

NIH researchers look back at their time as PhD students
Angie Vognild Angie Vognild 11 min read
A young girl with a KNCMA1 gene mutation smiles as her mother smooths her hair.

Netflix ‘Diagnosis’ family searches for rare disease clues

A medical mystery in South Dakota is part of a new documentary series
Katie Foutz Katie Foutz 6 min read
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Stem cell research at Sanford Health set for next phase

Clinical trials around adipose-derived regenerative cells focus of program
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 8 min read
Kyle Roux stands in a research lab.

Research: Kyle Roux pushes ‘envelope of what we understand’

Focus on diseases associated with nuclear envelope has led to breakthroughs
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 25 min read
A lab instructor is surrounded by middle school students during an experiment.

PROMISE lab shows kids they can do science

Lab combines fun, facts and field trips to and from Sanford Research
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 18 min read
Dr. Michael Kareta wears a lab coat and stands with his hands on his hips. Two lab members work at tables in the background.

Sanford cancer researcher earns $1.9M grant

Dr. Michael Kareta talks stem cells and cancer, plus more Sanford Research news
Angie Vognild Angie Vognild 25 min read
Yesenia Barrera-Millan works in a Sanford Research lab using a pipette and test tubes.

Research student benefits from engineering perspective

Yesenia Barrera-Millan is inspired to advance research into muscular dystrophy
Angie Vognild Angie Vognild 5 min read
A small group of Alagille syndrome patients and families gather in a resarch lab. The woman in the center wears a T-shirt that says "ALGS Warrior."

How CoRDS gives hope and impacts research

Rare disease registry helps connect causes, treatments and patients worldwide
Angie Vognild Angie Vognild 8 min read
Mason Schmidt examines a test tube while wearing goggles, gloves and a lab coat as part of Sanford Research's SPUR program.

SPUR program exceeds student’s expectations

Drake University junior Mason Schmidt reflects on summer of undergrad research
Angie Vognild Angie Vognild 5 min read