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December 9, 2018

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December 6, 2018

Center for Discovery of New Medicines now Michigan Drug Discovery

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.

December 4, 2018

Coulter Program seeks 2019 proposals for medical innovations

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.

November 16, 2018

Research website focuses on childhood firearm deaths, injuries

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.

October 30, 2018

Donors sought for annual Blood Battle with Ohio State

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.

October 11, 2018

Nurses approve contract agreement with Michigan Medicine

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.

September 17, 2018

U-M gets $18M for tobacco research center at School of Public Health

The School of Public Health will house a new, multi-institutional center focusing on modeling and predicting the impact of tobacco regulation, funded with an $18 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.

August 13, 2018

Yoga, Zumba and more taking over Big House on Sept. 28

Instead of touchdowns and field goals, look for warrior poses, planks, squats and Zumba-style dance moves Sept. 28 at Michigan Stadium.

University of Michigan faculty and staff are invited to participate in “Be Well in the Big House,” a free event sponsored by MHealthy.

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