An internationally recognized head and neck cancer researcher and faculty leader with a track record in promoting diversity has been named the new executive vice dean for academic affairs for the University of Michigan Medical School.
Most cancer drugs today work by attacking tumor growth. Researchers at the Life Sciences Institute, however, are taking aim at a different piece of the cancer puzzle — preventing its ability to spread to new parts of the body, known as metastasis, which is the cause of most cancer deaths.
The university will continue this week using special virus-related cleaning procedures as it monitors an outbreak of norovirus on U-M's Ann Arbor campus.
Approximately 150 students have sought treatment for vomiting and diarrhea in the past week.
Officials at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services have confirmed norovirus as the cause of an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea that affected students on U-M's Ann Arbor campus this week.
The university continues to support sick students as it waits for test results to confirm a possible outbreak of norovirus on U-M's Ann Arbor campus.
The university currently is investigating an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on campus, first identified among students living in University Housing at West and South quads.
Between 75-100 students have become ill and sought treatment in the last few days.
The annual Face Off Blood Challenge against Michigan State University is underway and runs through Feb. 25.
Faculty, staff and students may make an appointment to donate on the American Red Cross website using the sponsor code "goblue."
As spring break approaches, the University of Michigan is monitoring events related to the Zika virus in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
MHealthy has launched its annual Rewards program, encouraging qualifying, benefits-eligible faculty and staff to review their health and take action to maintain or improve it.
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One out of every four dollars employers pay for health care is tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions like smoking, stress and obesity, despite the fact that most large employers have workplace wellness programs.
The University of Michigan is leading a national study to learn more about how transgender and gender nonconforming youth navigate the health care system for HIV prevention services and care.
Reducing sexual misconduct and creating a climate where survivors are confident the university supports them are keys to U-M's work to improve campus health and safety, President Mark Schlissel said Wednesday.
A "dream team" of experts in sensors, electronics, data analysis and neuroscience has been awarded a $5 million grant to help unravel the mysteries of the brain and cross-train an international group of neuroscientists and engineers.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. 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.
The University of Michigan will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based development organization that works to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor.
A new campus-level biological sciences position will be created to lead the effort to make the University of Michigan "a powerhouse in the biosciences and a global leader in discovery and societal impact," President Mark Schlissel said Friday.
This idea to save lives was born of frustration.
Back in 2010, many University of Michigan Health System Transplant Center patients waited and waited for organs to become available. But only 27 percent of Michigan adults were on the State of Michigan Organ Donor Registry, says Anne Murphy, administrative director with the center.
University of Michigan experts in cancer biology, emergency heart care, bone biology and chronic disease care are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
A $3 million project for new occupancy sensors and a $1.3 million air handler upgrade project will improve energy efficiency at the U-M Health System's University Hospital.
The two projects were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.