Health & Medicine

  1. June 13, 2024

    $6.7M grant to fund study of flu immunity in children

    U-M researcher Aubree Gordon has been awarded a $6.7 million, five-year grant to advance her innovative research into influenza immunity development among children.

  2. May 16, 2024

    U-M Health to improve access with University Hospital renovation

    U-M Health will renovate part of University Hospital, creating 26 incremental private observation rooms to help ease crowding in the emergency department.

  3. May 13, 2024

    Mother relives congenital heart journey through newborn

    When Mackenzie Lampe learned her son, Jeremiah, would need the same aortic valve repair that she had, she knew who she wanted to oversee her son’s care: pediatric heart surgeon Richard Oyhe.

  4. May 10, 2024

    Pair receives Javits Award for work on stroke health disparities

    Two U-M researchers have received the Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for their work on stroke health disparities in Mexican Americans.

  5. April 29, 2024

    Young heart transplant recipient fights off cancer with toughness

    Roman DiLeo was born in June 2022 and needed several life-saving medical procedures – from heart pumps to a heart transplant. Roman is not only a fighter but a cancer survivor.

  6. April 29, 2024

    It Happened at Michigan — Family trees and the ‘striking incidence’ of cancer

    For years, U-M pathologist Aldred Scott Warthin studied the lives — and deaths from cancer — of an extended Ann Arbor family.

  7. April 24, 2024

    Medical marijuana use decreased in recreational‑use states 

    Recent data on medical cannabis use found enrollment in medical cannabis programs increased overall from 2016-22, but decreased in states where nonmedical cannabis use became legal.

  8. April 23, 2024

    Michigan Medicine, others get $15M to study inflammation

    The American Heart Association has awarded $15 million to scientists at U-M and two other universities to study inflammation’s role in cardiac and brain dysfunction.

  9. April 23, 2024

    Runge addresses U-M’s role in human health and well-being

    In the latest Michigan Minds podcast, Marschall Runge, executive vice president for medical affairs, discusses U-M’s role in human health and well-being, a key area of the university’s Vision 2034.

  10. 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.