Research at Hennepin Healthcare

State-of-the-Art Research Opportunities

At the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI), we've been investigating the causes of and potential treatments for diseases since 1952. We support and oversee medical research at HCMC, Hennepin Healthcare's acute care and teaching hospital.  Our research topics are diverse with a focus on four areas: Acute Care/Trauma, Addiction, Health Services and Infectious Diseases (HIV/AIDS). Innovative discoveries made at HHRI improve the lives of patients in our local community and across the globe.

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Transforming discoveries into better patient care

Israni Ajay

"Our patients at Hennepin Healthcare benefit from the research we do at the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute by getting access to newer medications and new treatments that are available through our research programs."

Ajay Israni, MD
Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute President

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Research Labs led by the Department of Medicine

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