Health & Medicine

  1. August 21, 2014

    FDA approves U-M invented drug for Gaucher disease

    Cerdelga, a treatment for Gaucher disease type 1 licensed by U-M to Genzyme Corp., has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

  2. July 28, 2014

    Event explores participatory design to tackle health care needs

    Modeled after the Maker Faire movement that is increasing in popularity, the idea behind the upcoming We Make Health Fest is to bring together those who have an idea for how to use technology to advance health care with the people who know the nuts and bolts of how to create it.

  3. July 17, 2014

    Medical School expands research, initiatives for learning at all levels

    The Medical School is expanding and refocusing its department that studies learning as an emerging academic field, and has a new chairperson to lead it.

  4. June 19, 2014

    Strong year-end financial results position UMHS for future growth

    The U-M Health System reports an anticipated 0.7 percent targeted margin of $17 million on operating revenues of $2.52 billion for the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers.

  5. June 16, 2014

    Active U team winners announced; 21 million exercise minutes logged

    Active U’s ninth year saw nearly 11,000 participants log more than 21 million minutes of physical activity over the 12-week exercise challenge.

  6. June 12, 2014

    Most U-M medical plans to cover in vitro fertilization

    The university will expand its current coverage of infertility diagnosis, drug therapy and counseling to include in vitro fertilization under most U-M medical plans.

  7. June 10, 2014

    Mott Hospital earns top rankings from U.S. News & World Report

    C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is among the best children’s hospitals in the country in pediatric specialty care, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

  8. May 28, 2014

    School of Dentistry part of $9M grant to aid oral health in children

    The School of Dentistry is part of a statewide effort to develop a comprehensive program to reduce the burden of childhood dental disease in Michigan.

  9. May 21, 2014

    UMHS can help schools prepare for cardiac arrest emergencies

    C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital’s Congenital Heart Center is the Michigan affiliate for a group training school staff, families and students to use automated external defibrillators.

  10. May 19, 2014

    Online quiz tests alcohol serving size knowledge

    A five-question online Alcohol Serving Size Challenge can tell you how many drinks are really in popular summer cocktails.