Research

  1. January 31, 2014

    Florida health care project delivers cost savings, insights for emerging reform models

    A Medicaid demonstration program analysis, to measure cost savings of provider service networks in Florida, could give a glimpse into the likely success of Affordable Care Act programs that aim to reduce health care expenditures, according to research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the University of Florida.

  2. January 31, 2014

    How patients make medical decisions

    Sooner or later, everyone faces decisions about whether or not to have surgery, take a new medication or have a cancer-screening test. A new University of Michigan study published in Health Expectations explores the costs and benefits patients say are important in making these kinds of medical decisions, and how those costs and benefits explain what they actually decide to do.

  3. January 27, 2014

    Analysis shows the War on Poverty lost the political battle

    A new University of Michigan analysis challenges the conventional wisdom that President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty failed.

  4. January 23, 2014

    Fewer Americans have their own vehicle, UMTRI research shows

    The percentage of American households without a vehicle has increased nearly every year since 2007, a U-M researcher says.

  5. January 21, 2014

    Great Lakes evaporation study seeks to dispel misconceptions

    While the recent Arctic blast will likely contribute to higher Great Lakes water levels in 2014, new research shows the processes at work are not as simple and straightforward as one might think.

  6. January 20, 2014

    Scholarship and Creative Work

    Research about ancient sharks, drugs and dating violence, college football and Arab Spring.

  7. January 20, 2014

    U-M-developed treatment for Gaucher disease to be reviewed by FDA

    Cerdelga, a treatment for Gaucher disease type 1 licensed by the University of Michigan to Genzyme Corp., recently was accepted for accelerated priority review by the FDA.

  8. January 20, 2014

    U-M researchers involved in Rosetta mission to land on comet

    U-M scientists are part of a unique space mission to be the first craft to land on a comet as well as track it for an extended period of time.

  9. January 17, 2014

    Bailed-out banks issued riskier loans

    Banks that received federal bailout money approved riskier loans and shifted capital toward risky investments, according to a University of Michigan researcher.

  10. January 16, 2014

    U-M researchers find Facebook memes can evolve like genes

    Facebook memes that morph into thousands of variations as they spread across the social network mirror the evolution of biological genes, researchers have found.