Health & Medicine

  1. April 17, 2024

    Chemicals stored in home garages linked to ALS risk

    A new Michigan Medicine study finds that storing chemicals in a garage at home may be associated with an increased risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

  2. April 15, 2024

    University establishes the Common Agenda for Well‑being

    The steering committee of U-M’s Well-being Collective has established the Common Agenda for Well-being, which will serve as a blueprint for the collective’s work moving forward.

  3. April 8, 2024

    Vision 2034 positions U-M as ‘the defining public university’

    U-M has released its strategic vision for the next 10 years and has pledged to be the defining public university, “boldly exemplified by our innovation and service to the common good.”

  4. April 5, 2024

    Statewide effort to study how environment affects cancer risk

    Researchers at U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center plan to use a $13 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study how exposures to toxic metals are impacting the cancer risk of Michigan residents.

  5. April 4, 2024

    Center for IPE presents awards for innovation, excellence

    The Center for Interprofessional Education has awarded two teams with awards recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions in advancing interprofessional education and practice.

  6. March 28, 2024

    U-M Health to buy land in Troy for new clinical facility

    U-M Health plans to build a multi-specialty facility at the former Kmart headquarters in Troy to expand specialty clinical services and increase patient access to the Oakland County region.

  7. March 28, 2024

    Mott to house pediatric emergency services fast track clinic

    U-M Health’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital plans to build a $5.4 million emergency services fast track clinic to treat children, teens and young adults with lower acuity conditions.

  8. March 18, 2024

    Grant supports tuition-free midwifery program at U-M

    The School of Nursing has partnered with Birth Detroit to launch the Michigan Maternity Care Traineeship Program, and a federal grant will support the financial and mentorship needs of students.

  9. March 11, 2024

    U-M researchers open new leads in anti-HIV drug development

    A team of U-M researchers has successfully modified a naturally occurring chemical compound in the lab, resulting in advanced lead compounds with anti-HIV activity.

  10. March 7, 2024

    Michigan Medicine reducing anesthesia-related emissions

    Michigan Medicine has reduced greenhouse gas emissions associated with inhaled anesthesia by 88% over the past year, in support of universitywide carbon neutrality.