January 20, 2021

Health & Medicine

  1. December 1, 2020

    ResponsiBLUE Guest tool screens U-M visitors for COVID-19

    Before entering any U-M building, all visitors, contractors and vendors will need to complete a preliminary health screening via the guest version of ResponsiBLUE, the health-screening tool.

  2. November 30, 2020

    Older adults say they’ll get COVID-19 vaccine but want to wait

    U-M’s National Poll on Healthy Aging showed that 58 percent of adults aged 50 to 80 — one of the highest-priority groups for vaccination — say they are somewhat or very likely to get vaccinated to prevent COVID-19.

  3. November 23, 2020

    Majority of Detroiters unlikely to get COVID-19 vaccine

    Sixty-one percent of Detroiters say they are unlikely or very unlikely to get a government-approved COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to U-M’s Detroit Metro Area Communities Study.

  4. November 19, 2020

    Michigan Medicine joins hospitals nationwide in ‘mask up’ campaign

    Michigan Medicine has joined about 100 of the nation’s top health care systems with an urgent plea for all Americans — mask up, because wearing a facemask is our best chance at slowing the surging COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. November 15, 2020

    Latest state order imposes further restrictions on campus activity

    The latest state order to curb climbing rates of COVID-19 means most college and university courses must be delivered remotely starting Nov. 18. Intercollegiate athletics may continue, but without any spectators.

  6. November 15, 2020

    Study shows lasting effects of COVID-19 on health, work and more

    Death, rehospitalization and problems with basic activities, jobs, mental health and finances were seen in many COVID-19  patients treated at 38 Michigan hospitals this spring and summer.

  7. November 13, 2020

    $7.37M grant aids creation of new diabetes research center

    Through its Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute, Michigan Medicine and JDRF announced a grant from JDRF of $7.37 million that will help establish the JDRF Center of Excellence at U-M.

  8. November 11, 2020

    U-M launches tool to report off-campus COVID-19 positive test results

    A new self-reporting COVID-19 survey tool for reporting positive test results from outside U-M is available to assist with prompt case investigation, contact tracing and to measure the overall illness in the university community.

  9. November 10, 2020

    Glioblastoma nanomedicine eradicates brain cancer in mice

    A new synthetic protein nanoparticle capable of slipping past the nearly impermeable blood-brain barrier in mice could deliver cancer-killing drugs directly to malignant brain tumors, new U-M research shows.

  10. November 10, 2020

    Blood Battle with Ohio State running through Nov. 25

    The 39th annual Blood Battle against Ohio State is underway and runs through Nov. 25. All potential donors are asked to join the fight to save lives across the state and country.