October 15, 2019

Research

  1. October 9, 2019

    Leadership message supporting U-M’s global research community

    University leaders sent an email to faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students Wednesday reiterating support for international researchers and collaborations.

  2. October 3, 2019

    How opt-out organ donation could affect U.S. waiting lists

    A U-M study suggests shifting from the current organ-donation system, in which one opts in to be a donor, to one of “presumed consent” — unless one opts out — could improve shortages.

  3. October 2, 2019

    Collaboration may improve access to HIV testing, primary care

    Getting better access to testing and proper primary care for individuals vulnerable to HIV could be as simple as a telephone call or email among health providers, a new study says.

  4. September 30, 2019

    Screening for lung cancer based on risk could save lives

    Changing the way individuals are selected to be screened for lung cancer could prevent 14 percent of lung cancer deaths per year, according to a group that includes researchers from the School of Public Health.

  5. September 30, 2019

    Detroit’s unofficial footpaths could be important to redevelopment

    U-M’s Joshua Newell and a colleague mapped 5,680 unofficial footpaths in the city of Detroit in what’s believed to be the first comprehensive study of unofficial footpaths in a large urban area.

  6. September 25, 2019

    U-M receives $2M NSF grant to explore data equity systems

    With a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, U-M plans to establish a framework for a national institute enabling research using sensitive data, while preventing misuse and misinterpretation.

  7. September 24, 2019

    Event this week seeks to connect those doing engaged research

    An Intersections in Engaged Research event Sept. 27 at Palmer Commons seeks to bring together researchers and co-investigators from all three campuses who are involved in engaged research.

  8. September 18, 2019

    Most powerful laser in the U.S. to be built at U-M

    The United States is upgrading its laser capabilities with ZEUS, a new 3-petawatt system to be built at U-M. Three petawatts is 3 quadrillion watts, or a 3 followed by 15 zeros.

  9. September 16, 2019

    Prescription drug misuse related to later substance use disorders

    A new University of Michigan study shows the frequency and age at which older teens and young adults misuse prescription drugs are two predictors of substance use disorders later in life, especially alcohol misuse.

  10. September 5, 2019

    Marijuana use among U.S. college students hits 35-year high

    College students’ use of marijuana in 2018 was at the highest level seen in the past three-and-a-half decades, according to findings in U-M’s annual national Monitoring the Future study.