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.
The idea of team-based cancer care most often focuses on involving primary care physicians in the care of cancer survivors. But research has shown patients are discussing initial cancer treatment options with their primary care doctors.
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.
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.
The University of Michigan’s new winter semester blood drive competition, We Challenge You!, is underway and will run through Feb. 27.
Imagine taking a pill that would help you stave off the flu and potentially prevent secondary infections like pneumonia.
Jacquelyn Taylor, a New York University professor who studies factors contributing to health disparities, will deliver the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Health Sciences Lecture.
High blood pressure causes a slew of health problems, and physicians, pharmacists and researchers are always seeking new ways to control it.
Michigan Medicine will continue design and preconstruction planning for a potential new adult inpatient facility in Ann Arbor.
In a reflection of the changing landscape for academic drug discovery at the University of Michigan, the Center for the Discovery of New Medicines will now be known as Michigan Drug Discovery.
Along with the change in name, comes a shift in direction, scope and emphasis.
When your doctor asks how often you exercise, do you give her an honest answer? How about when she asks what you’ve been eating lately? If you’ve ever stretched the truth, you’re not alone.
The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program, which funds collaborative translational research projects between engineering and clinical faculty co-investigators, is announcing its 2019 call for proposals.
The deadline to submit proposals is Feb. 4.
Driving research that will lead to more personalized therapies and patient care is the focus of the latest A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute grants program, which recently announced its first two awardees.
Nearly 28,000 American children and teens have died because of firearms in the past decade — second only to the 44,800 who died in motor vehicle collisions.
But while the number of young people who die each year from car and truck crashes has fallen, it’s stayed about the same for guns.
It’s important to talk about mental health. About one in five adults in the United States — more than 43 million people — experiences a mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
With the end of the year fast approaching, many will be celebrating the season with holiday parties and spending time with family and friends. This may also mean having an alcoholic beverage or two.
The 37th annual Blood Battle against Ohio State began Monday and runs through Nov. 21. All potential donors, from those who have never donated blood before to those who donate every year, are asked to join the fight to save lives across the state and country.
Close to 80 crowded tables covered the basketball court at Crisler Center, while another 35 discussion groups settled into the stands for the first-ever Interprofessional Education in Action event Wednesday.
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include a link to a press release by the nurses’ union.
Nurses represented by the University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council have ratified a three-year contact with Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center.
Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness.