June 1, 2023
The state of Michigan and the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention have finalized a $1 million contract to launch a new statewide initiative to enhance school safety and prevent school violence.
September 26, 2022
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.
May 31, 2022
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.
May 5, 2022
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.
April 20, 2022
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.
January 19, 2022
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.
December 13, 2021
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.
September 21, 2021
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.
June 4, 2021
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.
September 24, 2020
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.