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March 26, 2017

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March 23, 2017

RNA Symposium March 31 to focus on personalized medicine

Leading researchers in personalized medicine diagnostics, therapeutics and health care with a focus on RNA will gather at the University of Michigan on March 31 for the annual RNA Symposium sponsored by the U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine.

January 3, 2017

Military health system will test reform concept developed at U-M

A health care reform idea originated by University of Michigan faculty will get a major test among members of the nation's military and their families, thanks to a provision in the national defense spending bill signed recently by President Obama.

December 13, 2016

Teen use of illicit drugs besides marijuana at new low; same for alcohol

Teenagers' use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco declined significantly in 2016 at rates that are at their lowest since the 1990s, a new national study showed.

But University of Michigan researchers cautioned that while these developments are "trending in the right direction," marijuana use remains high for 12th-graders.

December 7, 2016

U-M, colleges team up in biomedical science teaching and learning

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.

December 7, 2016

Registration now open for Active U physical activity challenge

Registration for Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge, now is open.

In its 12th year, the program draws thousands in the U-M community who use the team camaraderie, weekly exercise goal, and coveted T-shirt as motivation to maintain or improve current goals or commit to new ones for the new year.

October 20, 2016

UM-Flint creates School of Nursing; first additional school since 1997

The University of Michigan-Flint will add a School of Nursing, creating the fifth school within the university.

The distinction elevates UM-Flint's nursing program to make it more attractive to potential students, better reflect its prominence at UM-Flint and provide expanded opportunities for students and faculty.

October 20, 2016

$10.75 million gift funds depression research at U-M

A transformative donation of $10.75 million to the University of Michigan Depression Center will help accelerate development of personalized treatments that are necessary to conquer clinical depression, bipolar disorder and related illnesses.

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