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June 16, 2016

Roger Cone named director of Life Sciences Institute

Roger D. Cone, Ph.D., will serve as the new Mary Sue Coleman Director of the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, effective Sept. 1. His appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

May 19, 2016

Childhood obesity research among U-M projects in West Michigan

University of Michigan developmental psychologist Alison Miller has devoted much of her professional life to investigating health risks in young children and educating parents on how to circumvent and overcome long-lasting health and behavioral issues.

May 19, 2016

Brighton health center to offer more than 40 medical services

The University of Michigan Health System's plans to construct a new 297,000-square-foot health center in Brighton are moving forward with the Board of Regents' approval Thursday of a schematic design and authorization to issue bids and award contracts.

May 10, 2016

U-M to work on ways to share rare-disease treatment evidence

A $900,000 funding award to the School of Public Health will allow researchers to develop methods to analyze treatment evidence that could make a difference in the lives of the 25 million to 30 million Americans living with rare diseases.

The funding comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

April 18, 2016

Stop the growth: U-M researchers take aim at cancer metastasis

Most cancer drugs today work by attacking tumor growth. Researchers at the Life Sciences Institute, however, are taking aim at a different piece of the cancer puzzle — preventing its ability to spread to new parts of the body, known as metastasis, which is the cause of most cancer deaths.

February 22, 2016

University continues special procedures to deal with norovirus

The university will continue this week using special virus-related cleaning procedures as it monitors an outbreak of norovirus on U-M's Ann Arbor campus.

Approximately 150 students have sought treatment for vomiting and diarrhea in the past week.

February 17, 2016

University officials investigating possible norovirus outbreak

The university currently is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on campus, first identified among students living in University Housing at West and South quads.

Between 75-100 students have become ill and sought treatment in the last few days.

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