Accolades and Milestones

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Genetics Ph.D. candidate wins national graduate student award

March 15, 2016

This week, Emily Maclary will defend her doctoral thesis for research in the laboratory of Sundeep Kalantry, Ph.D. in the Medical School’s Department of Human Genetics. It’s the culmination of five years of work aimed at understanding epigenetic mechanisms through the study of X-chromosome inactivation. But her work has already garnered a major national award, placing her among the nation’s top basic biomedical science graduate students. Maclary was recently named one of 12 winners of the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award sponsored by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She’ll receive the award and give a talk on her…

Give from Within: Victors for Michigan

March 9, 2016

This month, a volunteer committee of faculty and staff who care deeply about the mission of the University of Michigan – and its people – will be reaching out to the…

U-M cardiologist earns state’s top patient safety award

March 8, 2016

Hitinder Gurm, M.D., associate chief of cardiovasular medicine at the University of Michigan Health System The Michigan Health & Hospital Association presented its MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety & Quality Leadership…

Recognize a department for reducing ergonomic risks

March 7, 2016

Nominations are now being accepted for the university’s annual MHealthy Ergonomics Awards for Departments. Any faculty or staff member can nominate a department or unit for reducing ergonomic risk factors by…