Clinical Research to Improve Health

The Health Discovery Hub is Part of the University's 2022 Capital Request Seeking $140 Million in State Funding

Design and construct a 275,000 square foot facility on the Twin Cities campus to improve Minnesotans' access to advanced treatments developed by collaborative research teams, leading to state-of-the-art care for patients, families, and communities.

The Health Discovery Hub

The hub will house patient centered research clinics, the rural Minnesota health clinical research network, a medical device center to test new technologies, the Clinical Translational Science Institute and the Masonic Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office.

Future Success

This is the second of two facilities proposed by the 2015 Minnesota Blue Ribbon Commission on the future success of the University’s Health Sciences and Medical School. The first—the Health Sciences Education Center—was completed on time and under budget in 2020.

Health Discovery Hub

Whether initiated by community, healthcare, or faculty group, this facility is designed to support trials wherever they’re conducted—based on a few core principles: