The purpose of the Center for Addiction Studies (CAS) is to develop research opportunities in areas of addiction (including chemical abuse and problem gambling), administrate research on selected aspects of addictions and provide campus coordination for teaching and curricula on addictions.
The Center of American Indian and Minority Health (CAIMH) at the University of Minnesota Medical School strives to raise the health status of the Native American population by educating Native American students in the field of health care and Indian health.
'From bench to bedside' is a popular way of illustrating the path of discovery in medical science. Every treatment, every innovative technique, every cure begins with basic science research. The Center for Cell and Molecular Biology serves as a core facility for designated research purposes, providing laboratories with essential technical equipment.
The primary focus of the Center for Community and Regional Research (CCRR) is community-based education at UMD, providing faculty and students in the social and natural sciences and related fields the opportunity to work with local and regional community organizations.
The Duluth Medical Research Institute (DMRI) links scientists from multiple preclinical and clinical biomedical fields to forge innovative biomedical and health research programs. DMRI scientists translate new knowledge and develop preclinical and clinical research informing further research in each domain.
The Center for Economic Development provides one-on-one consulting services to business start-ups and existing businesses focusing on feasibility studies, market research, surveys, business plan development, loan packaging, operational assistance, procurement assistance, manufacturing, management, compliance (EPA, OSHA, Revenue and Tax), problem solving, and information technology.
The mission of the Center for Environmental Education is to achieve excellence in environmental and outdoor education training, experience, and research for pre-service, in-service, and graduate level environmental education.
The Center for Ethics and Policy supports programming including speakers, panel discussions, and public forums on issues of current ethical and political concern.
The mission of the Center for Genocide, Holocaust, and Human Rights Studies is:
The Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute (GLMRI) is dedicated to developing and improving economically and environmentally sustainable maritime commerce on the Great Lakes through applied research. The GLMRI was established in 2004 to pursue research efforts in marine transportation, logistics, economics, engineering, environmental planning, and port management.