Skip to content

Improving patient care and the health of our community through research and education

Transforming discoveries into better patient care

"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

Research Areas

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.

HHRI Research Highlights

CTSI creates new community member leadership role, welcomes Paulette Baukol

August 25, 2021

Paulette Baukol, a Lead Research Project Manager at the Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research at Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI), has been selected by the Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) Management Council to serve as its first Community Co-Chair. The position is a new role to be held exclusively…

Read More

U.S. Kidney Transplant Survival Rates Continue to Improve

August 19, 2021

Long-term survival rates of kidney transplant patients in the U.S. have increased over the last three decades, but there are opportunities to further improve these outcomes, according to a review article published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. For many patients with end-stage kidney disease, transplants are a better option than a lifetime…

Read More

Appointment of a University of Minnesota Medical School faculty member as the Rockswold-Kaplan Endowed Chair at Hennepin Healthcare begins a new era of collaboration

August 2, 2021

by hennepinmedical — The Rockswold-Kaplan Endowed Chair for Traumatic Brain Injury was created in 2014 to advance research and innovations at the Hennepin Healthcare Traumatic Brain Injury Center. This endowed chair was funded by the generosity of Elliot and Eloise Kaplan in gratitude for the care Eloise received, and by Hennepin Healthcare neurosurgeon and University…

Read More

Donate

No matter the amount, your donation to medical research makes a big difference in

improving patient care and enhancing lives.

Support advancements in medicine. Donate to HHRI today.

input search string and hit enter