Facts and Figures
The Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF) oversees the medical research that is conducted at Hennepin County Medical Center(HCMC), an acute care research and teaching hospital.
MMRF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is the third largest nonprofit medical research foundation in Minnesota.
Founded in 1952 at Minneapolis General Hospital (now HCMC), MMRF's mission is to improve patient care and the health of our community through research and education.
Throughout its history, MMRF has been closely linked with strong patient care programs and the training and continuing education of physicians and scientists.
MMRF supports the work more than 200 investigators, including MDs, MD/PhDs, and PhDs, and administers approximately $32 million in research funds annually.
MMRF ranks in the top seven percent nationally of all institutions receiving research funds from the National Institutes of Health.
MMRF has received full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), and from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).