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July 18, 2019

Medical School

July 1, 2019

Jenna Wiens named new Precision Health co-director

Precision Health at the University of Michigan has announced that Jenna Wiens, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the College of Engineering, will become a co-director effective Sept. 1.

April 8, 2019

U-M team triumphs in STAT Madness science competition

They may not shoot three-pointers, and only a few of them are over six feet tall, but a team of U-M scientists still took home the title in a March Madness-style competition Sunday.

Their cheering section included not only Michigan fans but also people around the world who have a hearing condition known as tinnitus.

March 11, 2019

Michigan Drug Discovery awards grants for five new projects

Michigan Drug Discovery has awarded early-stage funding for three new drug discovery projects by faculty across the University of Michigan.

The program also will provide project management support and mentoring assistance for two early-stage cancer projects funded by the Rogel Cancer Center.

March 11, 2019

Campus briefs

College of Pharmacy to host clinical pharmacist training program in primary care

February 11, 2019

Medical School associate professor helps those who lose babies

From the time he was 5 years old, Irv Leon has intimately witnessed the trauma and grief left behind after the loss of a child.

In the mid-1950s, after his 8-year-old older brother unexpectedly died of ulcers, grief became an integral part of Leon’s world.

January 31, 2019

CHRT 2019 Policy Fellowships now underway

Six university-affiliated researchers and six Lansing-based policymakers will participate in a series of seminars and experiential learning opportunities focused on health policy and practice in Michigan and nationally.

January 21, 2019

Professor’s work focuses on molecules key to curing diseases

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.

April 23, 2018

Cadaver collector

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)

April 16, 2018

Campus briefs

U-M awarded Institutional Achievement Award

March 14, 2018

Obituary: Jean M. Malouin

Jean M. Malouin, assistant professor of family medicine, died unexpectedly March 10 from medical causes.

March 12, 2018

Elizabeth Crosby

Elizabeth Crosby giving a lecture on neuroanatomy. (Photo courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)

March 1, 2018

U-M signs agreement for reconstructive surgery technology

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.

February 5, 2018

Accolades

Susan Borrego

Paul Hollenberg

April 13, 2017

Two from U-M to join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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.

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