Health & Medicine

  1. March 5, 2014

    School of Dentistry receives $2M grant for special care clinic

    The School of Dentistry will use a $2 million gift from the Delta Dental Foundation to provide dental and health care services at a clinic for special-needs patients.

  2. February 20, 2014

    Multidisciplinary team awarded NIH grant to track kidney disease

    The U-M Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center will receive a $8.5 million federal contract to serve as the coordinating center for the United States Renal Data System.

  3. February 15, 2014

    Gene-based cancer diagnosis tech wins entrepreneurship contest

    Three U-M pathology researchers who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment have won a statewide competition organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship.

  4. January 31, 2014

    2014 Best Doctors list features hundreds of UMHS physicians

    Nearly 500 U-M physicians have been named by their peers to the 2014 Best Doctors in America List.

  5. January 29, 2014

    U-M named one of nation’s 100 healthiest employers

    U-M has been named one of the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers LLC.

  6. January 22, 2014

    $4.35M from Davidson Foundation to fuel research-driven innovation

    The William Davidson Foundation has awarded $4.35 million to U-M to support programs that will accelerate the flow of university-generated ideas to the marketplace.

  7. January 20, 2014

    Flu is widespread; how you can help prevent transmission

    Chief Health Officer Dr. Robert Winfield has sent a message to the campus community encouraging people to take measures against contracting or spreading influenza.

    U-M’s Seasonal Influenza Information website.

  8. January 14, 2014

    Active U tracking starts today; new app available

    Starting today, thousands will begin tracking their exercise minutes for Active U, MHealthy’s 12-week physical activity challenge, and can do so with a new app for iOS devices.

  9. January 8, 2014

    Millions of lives saved since surgeon general’s 1964 tobacco warning

    An estimated 8 million lives have been saved in the United States as a result of smoking measures that began 50 years ago this month, according to a Yale-led study co-authored by three U-M School of Public Health researchers.

  10. January 8, 2014

    Public health leaders call for renewed push against tobacco use

    Public health leaders from several organizations, including U-M’s School of Public Health, are calling for “bold goals” in the next phase of the fight against tobacco use.

    Millions of lives saved since surgeon general’s 1964 tobacco warning