November 15, 2019

Research

  1. October 23, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative awards $5.1M to enhance research cores

    Scientific equipment used across the breadth of biology at U-M is getting a boost in the form of $5.1 million from the Biosciences Initiative Coordinating Committee to enhance four research core labs.

  2. October 21, 2019

    Report: URC remains tops in U.S. in medicine, bioscience talent

    The three universities in the University Research Corridor — which includes U-M — continue to lead the nation’s university innovation clusters in medicine and biological science degrees awarded annually.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.