Health & Medicine

  1. December 4, 2023

    $9M grant to help train occupational health professionals

    The Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering in the School of Public Health has received a $9 million grant to continue its role in training future occupational health professionals.

  2. December 4, 2023

    New program’s goal is to aid development of therapeutics

    The Rogel Cancer Center Innovation Program is designed to help faculty, clinicians and research scientists develop novel therapeutics and successfully communicate the value of their research.

  3. November 7, 2023

    U-M expands sexual misconduct prevention infrastructure

    The Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX Office has created a position that will focus on preventing and addressing sexual and gender-based misconduct in health care settings.

  4. November 6, 2023

    Big House event part of annual Blood Battle donation effort

    The American Red Cross is teaming up with U-M for its annual Blood Battle against longtime rival Ohio State. A key part of the effort is the annual Be a Hero in the Big House event Nov. 19.

  5. November 6, 2023

    New COVID-19 vaccine a good value for U.S., U-M team finds

    With updated vaccines against the SARS-CoV2 virus available nationwide, a new U‑M analysis suggests that America could save money by ensuring that as many older adults as possible get it.

  6. November 6, 2023

    It Happened at Michigan — Sharing more than a birthday

    Joan and Janice Ottenbacher were always close as sisters. A lifesaving operation at University Hospital in 1964 made their bond extraordinary.

  7. October 24, 2023

    Neuroscientist Huda Akil wins National Medal of Science

    U-M neuroscientist Huda Akil, who has explored the brain’s secrets for more than 50 years, has been awarded the National Medal of Science — the nation’s highest scientific honor.

  8. October 23, 2023

    Tool founded by U-M faculty expands anatomical science access

    Founded by two Medical School lecturers, BlueLink is a multimedia-based educational resource that is free to use and focuses on human anatomy.

  9. October 11, 2023

    $3.3M to aid research into surgical care for opioid patients

    U-M received a $3.3 million grant to launch a comprehensive data science project that aims to inform best practices on pre- and post-surgical care procedures for patients with opioid use disorder.

  10. October 9, 2023

    FDA approves histotripsy for liver treatment in humans

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of sound waves to break down tumors — a technique called histotripsy, which was pioneered at U-M — in humans for liver treatment.