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researcher holding large scale virus

IMV unites University researchers engaged in virus research

Seeking to improve the health of Minnesota through education, outreach, and basic, clinical, translational research.

IMV breaks down the barriers that exist in traditional academic ‘siloes’ to foster collegial interactions that result in new scientific collaborations and in the advancement of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of viral disease.

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imv team
IMV Investigators from several UMN colleges are a part of the team that will work with colleagues at 15 other academic institutions.
Researchers made a key discovery that could help fight Human T-cell leukemia virus type (HTLV-1).
Group outreach activity, 4 participants
Individuals were surveyed about their concerns and verbal responses were collected.