Health & Medicine

  1. September 20, 2023

    MIDAS gets $2.3M to develop national training program

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science received a $2.3 million grant to develop a national training program to enhance the rigor and reproducibility of biomedical research.

  2. September 11, 2023

    AI tool developed by U-M helps optimize antibody medicines

    New machine-learning algorithms developed at U-M can highlight problem areas in antibodies that make them prone to binding non-target molecules.

  3. August 25, 2023

    U-M report provides insights as Medicaid ‘unwinding’ continues

    At a pivotal time for Medicaid health coverage for Americans with low incomes, a report on the impacts of Michigan’s Medicaid expansion shows very positive effects, as well as opportunities for continued improvements.

  4. August 23, 2023

    Michigan Medicine revises vaccination policy; flu clinics to start

    Michigan Medicine has updated its COVID-19 vaccination policy, no longer requiring the vaccine or an approved exemption as a condition of employment. The university also announced its flu vaccine clinic schedule.

  5. August 7, 2023

    U-M partners with Zingerman’s to expand access to naloxone

    U-M and Ann Arbor’s Zingerman’s Community of Businesses are launching a pilot program to train employees in the use and administration of the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone.

  6. August 1, 2023

    U.S. News rates U-M Health as Michigan’s No. 1 hospital

    U-M Health, Michigan Medicine’s clinical division, has been recognized as the top hospital in Michigan, according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals Rankings for 2023-24.

  7. July 11, 2023

    Collaborative seeks to address pediatric health-care inequities

    C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is part of Michigan Child Health Equity Collaborative, designed to identify and address equity issues for pediatric patients and their families.

  8. July 6, 2023

    U-M updates vaccination policy for Michigan Housing students

    U-M has revised its vaccination policy, no longer requiring Michigan Housing students to receive a dose of bivalent COVID-19 vaccine. The policy is effective July 5.

  9. June 28, 2023

    Cancer center awarded $37M; ‘comprehensive’ status renewed

    The National Cancer Institute has awarded U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center a $37 million, five-year grant and has renewed the center’s designation as a “comprehensive cancer center.”

  10. June 21, 2023

    U-M, NIH jointly invest $79M for DEI in biomedical, health sciences

    U-M and the National Institutes of Health will jointly invest $79 million to support and recruit 30 new faculty members to enhance inclusion and equity across the biomedical and health sciences community.