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After unimaginable heartbreak, teenager finds her feet again

January 18, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sO1iFJo7qdcInside a brick-walled, downtown dance studio in Youngstown, Ohio, 14-year-old Emily Caguiat puts on her ballet slippers and turns on the music.Gliding across the floor, she practices the dance moves she’s…

Transplant Center Challenge calls for organ donors

January 12, 2017

The Transplant Center needs your help in saving lives! Gift of Life Michigan is coordinating a competition between all nine Michigan transplant centers to register organ donors. The ongoing Transplant Center Challenge will run until March 31. The winner will be announced by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in April.Here is what you need to know:What can I do to help? Join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry! Click here and enter your information exactly as it appears on your driver’s license (including your middle name).What about my medical history? You can join regardless of your medical history. A trained physician…

U-M surgeon helps modernize car safety testing

January 10, 2017

A research team led by Keith Kaye, M.D., M.P.H., director of clinical research in the U-M Division of Infectious Diseases, will put germ-zapping robots to the test at Detroit hospitals. The…

U-M designed elderly crash test dummy makes TV debut

January 9, 2017

Tune in Monday night as an obese, aging crash test dummy, designed with input from U-M trauma…

Stay tuned: New name coming Monday!

January 6, 2017

UMHS will soon be getting a new name that better reflects our three-part mission: patient care, education and research. The name change will also help distinguish our academic medical center from…

Twin sisters survive lethal bond, laser surgery in the womb

January 5, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e5jReKrb1c Before they were even born, twin sisters Zonabelle and Patricia Moore shared a physical bond so strong it almost killed them. Today, a year after a highly specialized fetal procedure…

Reminder: New name coming soon!

January 4, 2017

UMHS will soon be getting a new name that better reflects our three-part mission: patient care, education and research. The name change will also help distinguish our academic medical center from…

Celebrate 200 years of the Leaders and Best

January 4, 2017

It truly is a happy new year…