MSI PI Jakub Tolar Named Medical School Dean

Medicine

MSI PI Jakub Tolar, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has been named the new Dean of the Medical School. Professor Tolar begins his new responsibilities this week; the official appointment is subject to Board of Regents approval. The announcement appears on the Medical School website: Dr. Jakub Tolar Named Dean of the UMN Medical School.

Professor Tolar uses MSI resources for RNA-sequencing analyses related to research seeking to improve treatments for epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a debilitating skin disease that causes extremely delicate skin.