A transformative donation of $10.75 million to the University of Michigan Depression Center will help accelerate development of personalized treatments that are necessary to conquer clinical depression, bipolar disorder and related illnesses. The gift comes from U-M alumni Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg and family of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Eight years ago this month, silence fell over a vast pharmaceutical research campus in northeast Ann Arbor. But today, it’s a bustling part of U-M, which has spent recent years putting its laboratories, offices and event spaces back to good use. A new project will renovate the last two empty buildings to create dozens of medical research laboratories.
Kellogg Eye Center publishes an inside look at Aravind Eye Care System's unique ability to provide cataract surgery for $120 per operation. The innovative hospital is on a mission to eliminate blindness in India.
University of Michigan experts in virus infections and obesity are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academies, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The institute was formerly called the Institute of Medicine.
In order to better understand the disparity between identifiable damage and chronic pain, the National Institutes of Health has awarded $7.5 million over five years to physician-scientists at the University of Michigan Health System.
As part of the Cancer Moonshot, representatives from government, academic, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies are launching a new partnership in pursuit of creating an open database for liquid biopsies to potentially accelerate the development of safe and effective blood profiling diagnostic technologies for patient benefit.
On October 13, 2016 a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Health Advisory and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Safety Communication announced that the Stöckert 3T heater/cooler devices by LivaNova PLC (formerly the Sorin Group) may have been contaminated with Mycobacterium chimaera (M.Chimaera), a rare type nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM), during manufacturing. UMHS has found no evidence of any heater-cooler-related infections in our patients to date.