Health & Medicine

  1. October 22, 2014

    Chemist receives $2M grant to map disease-causing ‘free radical’ damage

    Brent Martin, the William R. Roush Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has received a $2.2 million Director’s New Innovator grant award from the National Institutes of Health.

  2. October 21, 2014

    New course promotes breaking down silos to optimize patient care

    Health professions schools at U-M are taking a unique approach to educating future clinicians with an innovative course titled Team-Based Clinical Decision Making.

  3. October 20, 2014

    $10M gift to U-M supports patient access to cardiovascular care

    A $10 million bequest will fund creation of the Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church Fund to Improve Cardiovascular Access at the U-M Health System. 

  4. October 20, 2014

    Six from U-M faculty elected to prestigious Institute of Medicine

    U-M experts in genetic and statistical analysis, Lou Gehrig’s disease, head and neck cancer, health policy and nursing are among the new members of the Institute of Medicine.

  5. October 20, 2014

    Campus prepares in event of an Ebola virus case at U-M

    Following months of evaluation and preventative measures, the university is prepared to deal with the Ebola virus should it arise within the campus community or U-M Health System.

  6. October 13, 2014

    Learn to cook healthier at MHealthy’s free chef demo Wednesday

    MHealthy will hold an Eat Smarter Chef Demonstration from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday at the Rogel Ballroom in the Michigan Union.

  7. October 9, 2014

    Faculty panel will examine ways to leverage U-M excellence in biosciences

    As part of an effort to “make our strength greater than the sum of our many excellent parts,” President Mark S. Schlissel will convene a panel of U-M faculty members to focus on the biological sciences. 

  8. October 9, 2014

    Grant supports U-M analysis of data from mobile health sensors

    U-M will share a $10.8 million NIH grant aimed at developing innovative tools to gather, analyze and interpret health data generated by mobile and wearable sensors.

  9. October 8, 2014

    $25M grant backs U-M project to curb maternal deaths

    A $25 million grant will support a new center for reproductive health training at the U-M Health System to help provide life-saving health care in Ethiopia and beyond.

  10. October 6, 2014

    REMINDER: Flu shot clinics run through this month

    U-M faculty and staff covered under a university health plan can receive their flu vaccination on campus without paying an out-of-pocket fee.