Growing up in Germany, Nils G. Walter formed a positive, but secondhand, impression of the United States.
His father had been a prisoner of war in Texas who often told Walter about the kindness of Americans and T-bone steaks the size of dinner plates.
Five faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professors.
The Board of Regents approved the appointments on June 21. They are effective Sept. 1.
Gregor "Doc" Nagele's bell was a fixture on the Medical School campus for his long tenure at U-M, more than 50 years. (Courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)
U-M awarded Institutional Achievement Award
Jean M. Malouin, assistant professor of family medicine, died unexpectedly March 10 from medical causes.
Elizabeth Crosby giving a lecture on neuroanatomy. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)
A new surgical device developed at the University of Michigan could make it quicker and easier to connect arteries in complicated procedures such as reconstructing a breast after a mastectomy, or a severely injured leg after a car accident.
The University of Michigan Center for the Discovery of New Medicines has awarded early-stage funding for seven new drug discovery projects by faculty from across U-M.
Two University of Michigan faculty members — one who specializes in judgment and decision behavior, and another interested in the development of ulcers and gastric cancer — have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The career plan had been largely charted out for Peter Polverini by a family friend: He’d go to dental school, pick a specialty and go to work.
What Polverini actually did was quite different.
The future of federal science funding and the role of scientific evidence in policymaking has rocketed into the public spotlight in recent weeks. Many who work in science, medicine and engineering may find themselves pondering whether and how to enter the fray.
They're at two different ends of the higher-education journey: some just starting out on associate's degrees, others finishing up advanced training after earning a doctorate in biomedical science.
But there's a lot they can teach one another, with the help of their professors.
Two University of Michigan faculty members were awarded the coveted National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award for novel approaches to solving major challenges in biomedical research.
An internationally recognized head and neck cancer researcher and faculty leader with a track record in promoting diversity has been named the new executive vice dean for academic affairs for the University of Michigan Medical School.
The University of Michigan has launched the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund, a new funding vehicle designed to advance the process of transitioning commercially viable engineering and medical research projects to market.
University of Michigan experts in cancer biology, emergency heart care, bone biology and chronic disease care are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Helping kidney dialysis patients have healthier treatment sessions and longer lives is the goal of a new $6.7 million project at the University of Michigan.
Researchers at the University of Michigan have been awarded $2.4 million through a National Institutes of Health program to explore bold ideas that have the potential to catapult fields forward and speed the translation of research into improved health.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $9.5 million to the University of Michigan to study the impact of the environment on children's health.