Health & Medicine

  1. February 20, 2024

    $3.7M NIH grant will boost study of new cancer therapy

    In a major advancement for cancer research at U-M, researcher Mats Ljungman has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

  2. February 19, 2024

    Early sepsis detection tool may be cribbing doctors’ suspicions

    Proprietary artificial intelligence software designed to be an early warning system for sepsis can’t differentiate high and low risk patients before they receive treatments, a U-M study has found.

  3. February 12, 2024

    U-M hypertension pharmacists model expanding to other states

    The CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is seeking to extend U-M’s Hypertension Pharmacists’ Program to the southeastern United States.

  4. February 5, 2024

    Q&A: Which COVID-19 shots are most protective against severe disease?

    A group of U-M researchers sought to understand the various designs and methods that were used to study effectiveness of the vaccine doses following the primary series vaccination.

  5. January 31, 2024

    MHealthy offers incentive for questionnaire and goal setting

    The MHealthy Rewards program is encouraging U-M employees to take proactive steps to learn about and improve their health by offering a $75 incentive.

  6. January 29, 2024

    Michigan Medicine service aims to combat health care disparities

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic shining light on health care disparities across the country, Michigan Medicine has established the Healthcare Equity Consult Service.

  7. January 29, 2024

    Medical School analyst finds peace in tai chi

    Lauren McCarthy, senior applications analyst for the Department of Learning Health Science at the Medical School, and her wife opened Tai Chi Love more than five years ago.

  8. January 23, 2024

    Center for Interprofessional Education seeks award nominations

    The Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education is seeking nominations for the sixth IPE awards for innovation and for excellence. The nomination deadline is March 3.

  9. January 22, 2024

    Health and wellness vending machines installed at U-M

    Vending machines with over-the-counter medications, contraceptives and personal-care products are being installed on the Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses, following a recommendation from a university task force.

  10. January 17, 2024

    Big Heart Blood Battle runs through Feb. 23

    The Big Heart Blood Battle, an annual winter blood-donation competition against three other universities, has begun and will run through Feb. 23.