Health & Medicine

  1. October 27, 2021

    Study opens door to diverse participants in health studies

    Wearable technology such as the Apple Watch is allowing researchers to recruit a more diverse group of participants to health and wellness studies, helping them better understand underlying health conditions.

  2. October 25, 2021

    Sanctions set for employees not complying with vaccine policy

    Employees out of compliance with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy will face additional accountability measures, effective Nov. 8 for staff and at the end of the academic semester for faculty.   

  3. October 19, 2021

    Fewer COVID-19 deaths in counties with intervention measures, more hospitals

    Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic’s first wave.

  4. October 19, 2021

    New $13.8M center will study infectious diseases, pandemics

    The U-M Biosciences Initiative is awarding $13.8 million over five years to the new Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats, to allow researchers to work across disciplines on infectious disease preparedness and response.

  5. October 18, 2021

    Pharmacology chair Lori Isom elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Lori Isom, chair of the Medical School’s Department of Pharmacology, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors for a clinician and scientist.

  6. October 8, 2021

    COVID-19 testing recommended for travel; resources available

    As U-M prepares for upcoming breaks in the academic calendar, COVID-19 testing is recommended and resources are being made available for students, faculty and staff traveling domestically or internationally.

  7. October 8, 2021

    $42.65M awarded to launch next phase of concussion study

    The largest concussion and repetitive head impact study in history has received a $42.65 million award to launch the next phase of the landmark research project that is co-led by U-M.

  8. October 6, 2021

    $3.6M grant to help researchers determine ALS susceptibility

    A $3.6 million project funded by the National Institutes of Health will allow a team of experts from U-M to explore many factors to better determine what makes someone more likely to develop ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

  9. October 4, 2021

    COVID-19 should become seasonal disease, U-M researcher says

    Rafael Meza, professor of epidemiology and global public health at the School of Public Health, believes that COVID-19 will become a seasonal disease, likely in the fall and winter seasons.

  10. September 30, 2021

    College of Pharmacy’s safe medication disposal event set for Oct. 5

    The College of Pharmacy will host a Safe Medication Disposal Event  8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Ingalls Mall on North University Avenue, across from the Rackham Building.