December 14, 2019

Research

  1. December 9, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative awards $20M for high-impact research

    Three-dimensional tissue transcriptomics, engineering programmable biomaterials, and advanced brain cancer research are the focus of the latest projects funded by U-M’s Biosciences Initiative.

  2. December 4, 2019

    U-M reports record $1.62B in FY ’19 research expenditures

    U-M, which has ranked No. 1 in research volume among the nation’s public universities for nine consecutive years, reported $1.62 billion in research expenditures during fiscal year 2019.

  3. November 25, 2019

    Software tool can design new tuberculosis drug regimens

    With a shortage of new tuberculosis drugs in the pipeline, a software tool from U-M can predict how current drugs can be combined in new ways to create more effective treatments.

  4. November 21, 2019

    How wearable technology is changing the study of sports injuries

    UM-Dearborn bioengineering professor Amanda Esquivel is pioneering new techniques to pursue underexplored questions about how athletes get hurt.

  5. November 14, 2019

    Hearing study with Apple to focus on everyday sound exposure

    The Apple Hearing Study conducted in partnership with U-M will for the first time offer a holistic look at an individual’s exposure to noise, including headphone music and environmental sound.

  6. November 13, 2019

    Recent U-M health benefit led to increased IVF rates

    Research has found that since 2015, when U-M added coverage for infertility treatments, the use of in vitro fertilization increased more than nine times among women in the university’s lowest-salary bracket.

  7. November 12, 2019

    Research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

    Research led by U-M sheds light on how wealth influences learning outcomes, and why it may be a greater driver of socioeconomic disparities in educational achievement than income alone.

  8. November 11, 2019

    Study identifies what humans want in automated cars

    Agreeable, conscientious and stable. These are three human personality traits that, it turns out, people want to see in driverless cars regardless of whether they possess those traits themselves, according to a new U-M study.

  9. November 7, 2019

    Federal program that punishes hospitals may not improve patient outcomes

    A national program that penalizes health care institutions with high rates of hospital-acquired conditions does not improve patient safety, according to a U-M study.

  10. November 5, 2019

    Racial discrimination linked to suicidal thoughts in black men

    Suicide deaths among African-American men have risen dramatically during the last 20 years, and racial discrimination may be a contributing factor in many cases.