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U-M researcher receives $6.5M grant to target cancer stem cells

February 8, 2016

What would you do if you had the money? For Max S. Wicha, M.D., the answer was clear. And now the National Cancer Institute has given him the money.Wicha has received a…

TONIGHT: CNN’s Sanjay Gupta features Dr. Muraszko in special segment

January 19, 2016

Dr. Karin Muraszko (left) laughs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta while they reminisce about his training at U-M. When CNN’s chief medical correspondent had to think of the person who changed his…

Pediatric Palliative Care celebrates 10 years of service

November 4, 2015

Flyer Imagine a shortened life lived to the fullest…. At U-M’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, the Pediatric Palliative Care Program has a mission to advocate for the best possible quality of…

Saving lives at 2,000 feet: Meet a U-M Survival Flight Nurse

September 2, 2015

Elaine Philipson was afraid of heights before she became a Survival Flight Nurse at the U-M Health System. Now she works in jets and helicopters daily, helping patients while flying through…

CHRT, IHPI members share Michigan’s Medicaid expansion experience

September 1, 2015

How did Michigan become one of just six states with a fully Republican-led state government to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act? Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation…

National vaccine expert, Dr. Rockwell, blogs on improving vaccine rates

August 10, 2015

In a recent blog post for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), Pamela G. Rockwell, D.O., assistant professor, discusses the declining vaccine rates in the U.S. and ways that family medicine or…

Ethical and Legal Issues in Mental Health (Aug. 26)

August 4, 2015

Please join us for a lively discussion of medical ethics. This month's grand rounds features Michael Jibson, M.D., professor of psychiatry.The Bioethics Grand Rounds is sponsored by the UMHS Adult and Pediatric…

From biology to roller derby, Megan Foldenauer documents interests through art

July 20, 2015

An image of foot anatomy by U-M Medical Illustrator Megan Foldenauer Megan Foldenauer, Ph.D., a certified medical illustrator in U-M’s Department of Neurosurgery, was recently featured in a Local 4 News…

U-M physicians join Institute of Medicine to recommend strong CPR training improvements

July 9, 2015

The Institute of Medicine recently called for our nation’s health care system to foster a culture of action surrounding cardiac arrest, which means making sure more Americans know how to respond…