October 31, 2020

Health & Medicine

  1. September 29, 2020

    FDA grant will help bring complex generics to market faster

    U-M and the University of Maryland will receive a five-year, $5 million FDA grant to establish the Center for Research on Complex Generics to help bring complex generic drugs and drug products to market faster.

  2. September 29, 2020

    Dentistry survey examines essential workers’ views on COVID-19

    A survey of nearly a thousand people who were tested for COVID-19 antibodies at the School of Dentistry this summer examined how the pandemic is affecting the life experiences of essential workers, including dentists.

  3. September 29, 2020

    Study of U-M employees seeks answers on coronavirus reinfections

    A new study will investigate the level and duration of protection afforded by natural infection with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 among U-M employees, including first responders, essential workers and anyone regularly working on campus. 

  4. September 29, 2020

    Great Lakes Discovery seeking therapeutic research proposals

    The first funding cycle for the new Great Lakes Discovery alliance to commercialize U-M therapeutic projects is open, with letters of intent being sought through Nov. 30.

  5. September 28, 2020

    Last-resort life support option helps save COVID-19 patients

    An international study led by a U-M researcher shows the life-support option known as ECMO appears to be saving the lives of many critically ill COVID-19 patients who receive it.

  6. September 24, 2020

    New data on COVID-19 dashboard offers clearer picture of virus

    In response to suggestions from the campus community, U-M has further refined its COVID-19 dashboard with several new pieces of information about the virus’ impact on the university.

  7. September 23, 2020

    Movement science students test latest tech in on-campus course

    Students in an advanced kinesiology class this fall are using the latest technology to study how movement and function impact health during workouts with and without a face covering.

  8. September 22, 2020

    Oct. 1 well-being event offers 20-plus virtual sessions

    Faculty and staff can choose among more than 20 sessions at MHealthy’s all-virtual “Be Well Your Way” event Oct. 1. It includes expert-led webinars, mental well-being sessions, exercise classes, financial wellness seminars, recipe demos and more.

  9. September 22, 2020

    COVID-19 app built at U-M helps businesses stay open

    A COVID-19 symptom checklist web app developed at U-M is helping more than 2,500 Michigan employers, including small businesses, meet state requirements to screen employees each day.

  10. September 21, 2020

    Further testing finds negative results at COVID-19 cluster site

    COVID-19 tests on students residing on two specific floors of the South Quad residence hall, identified as the primary location of a disease cluster, had found no additional cases as of Sept. 21.