firearms

  1. September 26, 2022

    NIH grant funds national firearm research coordinating center at U-M

    U-M received a $5.5 million federal grant recently to launch a National Institutes of Health firearm research coordinating center through the Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention.

  2. May 31, 2022

    Asian Americans armed selves during pandemic due to racial acts

    Asian Americans who experienced increased acts of racism at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to acquire firearms and ammunition for self-defense, researchers at U-M and Eastern Michigan University found.

  3. May 5, 2022

    Group activities could reduce firearm violence among youth

    Participation in organized and group activities may play a key role in preventing firearm aggression among youth who have been exposed to violence or violent behaviors, according to a new study by researchers at U-M’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention.

  4. April 20, 2022

    Firearms now top cause of death among children, adolescents

    Firearms have surpassed motor vehicles as the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the United States, according to new federal data analyzed by U-M researchers.

  5. January 19, 2022

    Michigan Medicine offering gun locks to those in crisis

    A new effort to reduce the risk of firearm injury by offering free gun locks and educational resources to people receiving care for a mental health crisis is now under way at Michigan Medicine.

  6. December 13, 2021

    Community violence, views of police drive youth firearm carriage

    A new study led by Patrick Carter of the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention demonstrates a strong correlation between firearm carriage, youth perceptions of police bias and community violence exposure.

  7. September 21, 2021

    $6M grant to advance youth firearm violence prevention research

    A $6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded this week to U-M will support researchers so they can partner with communities on innovative projects that ultimately aim to reduce youth firearm violence.

  8. June 4, 2021

    University to establish new Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention

    U-M will launch a new Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention to generate knowledge and advance innovative solutions that reduce firearm injury, a public health crisis that leads to more than 100 U.S. deaths per day.

  9. September 24, 2020

    Firearms research at U-M gets $4.6M boost with CDC grants

    In a milestone of research funding, three teams of U-M researchers have received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address issues related to firearm injury.

  10. October 3, 2019

    U-M launches Firearm Injury Prevention Research Initiative

    U-M will launch an initiative that encourages and coordinates research across disciplines to develop new knowledge and data on firearm violence, which causes about 100 deaths per day across the United States.