April 02, 2020

Health & Medicine

  1. April 1, 2020

    Kellogg Eye Center, College of Engineering team up on shield

    A team from the Kellogg Eye Center and College of Engineering joined forces to create a new, larger breath shield that will help providers and patients reduce COVID-19 transmission.

  2. April 1, 2020

    Aggressive social distancing may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

    Forecasting models from Michigan Medicine clinicians show aggressive social distancing could reduce the number of COVID-19 patients at U-M hospitals in early May by as much as 65 percent at peak.

  3. March 30, 2020

    U-M professors coordinate international donation efforts

    When Michigan Medicine called for donations of personal protective equipment, U-M professors of Chinese heritage were among the first to respond, leveraging donations of more than 36,000 items.

  4. March 30, 2020

    Effects of social distancing and coronavirus on mental health

    Alison Miller, associate professor of health behavior and health education, discusses how to deal with stress or added mental health impacts brought on by social distancing related to COVID-19.

  5. March 23, 2020

    Quick guide of well-being resources for COVID-19 coping

    MHealthy has compiled a guide for resources people may find useful as they deal with the social isolation and dramatically different daily work situations under coronavirus restrictions.

  6. March 20, 2020

    Researchers, community donate protective gear to aid COVID-19 fight

    U-M’s hospitals and clinics currently have the gear needed to protect themselves and others as they care for those with COVID-19. But Michigan Medicine is asking for donations now so supplies will be sufficient when needed.

  7. March 14, 2020

    Michigan Medicine video Q&A about coronavirus

    Michigan Medicine hosted a Facebook Live discussion about the COVID-19 coronavirus with Sandro Cinti, professor of internal medicine and one of U-M’s top infectious disease physicians.

  8. March 13, 2020

    U-M taking new steps to fight coronavirus

    U-M is implementing additional measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, including new workplace policies for faculty and staff, and the cancellation of all Spring Commencement ceremonies.

  9. March 11, 2020

    University temporarily cancels classes in response to coronavirus

    U-M will cancel classes March 12-13, and will resume delivering them March 16 in alternative formats. Classes will not meet in person through April 21, the last day of the winter semester. On-campus events with more than 100 people also are canceled.

  10. March 9, 2020

    ‘It’s like you have a hand again’

    In a major advance in mind-controlled prosthetics for amputees, U-M researchers have tapped faint, latent signals from arm nerves and amplified them to enable real-time, intuitive, finger-level control of a robotic hand.