Michigan Medicine

  1. January 25, 2022

    Q&A: What do we know about the omicron variant?

    Laraine Washer, professor of internal medicine, answers some common questions about the highly contagious omicron variant and what being infected means.

  2. January 25, 2022

    $10M gift, renaming of institute honor critical care field’s pioneer

    Michigan Medicine will rename its critical care research institute after U-M alumnus Max Harry Weil, a pioneer in critical care medicine, to recognize his family’s $10 million donation for advancing research and innovation.

  3. January 24, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. 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.

  5. January 13, 2022

    Bare shelves in the blood bank threaten patient care

    A critical nationwide blood shortage threatens the ability to provide many types of patient care at U-M. Robertson Davenport, director of the blood bank at Michigan Medicine, is urging every eligible person to schedule an appointment to donate. An added incentive is the four-university Big Heart Blood Battle that starts Jan. 18.

  6. January 11, 2022

    COVID-19 hospitalizations straining Michigan Medicine resources

    U-M medical leaders say the latest surge in COVID-19 cases has led to delays in lifesaving surgeries, and has prompted a two-week pause on  visitors to Michigan Medicine’s adult hospitals.

  7. January 10, 2022

    Staffer’s musical dreams fulfilled while living in L.A.

    Before she joined U-M a decade ago, Anne Kadrovich rubbed elbows with the likes of Madonna, Gwen Stefani and Michael Jackson.

  8. January 6, 2022

    U-M shares in $18.5M to research COVID-19, other diseases

    Four Michigan universities, including U-M, will receive $18.5 million in federal funds over the next two years to collect and analyze genomic data to address emerging infectious disease threats.

  9. January 4, 2022

    $4M to aid research into effectiveness of NSAIDs, opioids

    A study led by U-M researchers seeks to identify the most effective and safest prescribing strategy to relieve acute pain after a patient heads home after surgery.

  10. December 16, 2021

    Annual report shows U-M thriving during challenging year

    The challenges of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic tested U-M over the past year, but the university rose to meet the challenges “at every turn,” according to the 2020-21 fiscal year annual report.