Research

  1. April 4, 2022

    Study looks at long-term severe substance use disorder

    New U-M research finds the majority of 18-year-olds with severe substance use disorder symptoms who were followed over 32 years still had multiple substance use disorder symptoms as adults.

  2. March 31, 2022

    One-fifth of older Americans experience food insufficiency

    More than 20% of older adults in the United States will experience food insufficiency at some point in their 60s and 70s, according to a U-M study.

  3. March 28, 2022

    E-cigarettes linked to more failed attempts to quit nicotine

    The number of adolescents who have attempted to quit e-cigarettes and failed has grown with the rapid increase of teen e-cigarette use in the past five years, according to a study by U-M researchers. 

  4. March 9, 2022

    Michigan Drug Discovery aids new projects to treat obesity, cancer

    Michigan Drug Discovery will support four early-stage drug discovery projects to aid work in the Life Sciences Institute’s Center for Chemical Genomics and Natural Products Discovery Core.

  5. February 23, 2022

    How well do boosters work? Depends on your genes

    Genetics play an important role in how our bodies respond to vaccines and booster shots, suggesting certain protective responses elicited by vaccination could be more effective with personalization, a new study says.

  6. February 23, 2022

    U-M research contributed nearly $100M to state’s economy in ’21

    The U-M research enterprise contributed $97 million to Michigan’s economy over the past fiscal year, supporting employment across large and small businesses statewide.

  7. February 16, 2022

    New pandemic relief programs offer funding to support faculty

    The Provost’s Office and the Office of the Vice President for Research have each launched programs to financially support faculty whose research and scholarship were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. February 9, 2022

    MIDAS Challenge Grant funds study of single cells

    Research led by a team of scientists from across U-M makes the analysis of individual cells possible, unlocking potential advancements in biology research and a variety of other disciplines.

  9. February 2, 2022

    Pandemic put emphasis on work passion over financial security

    Job instability during the COVID-19 pandemic saw millions of workers place greater importance on work passion rather than financial security, a U-M study shows.

  10. January 25, 2022

    Neighborhoods play role in older adults’ pandemic experience

    U-M researchers found that some older adults reported less social interaction and diminished relationships with their neighbors during the pandemic, while others reported more.