A team co-led by Michigan Medicine researchers has received funding to study the role of convalescent plasma in mitigating symptoms of COVID-19 in patients with mild illness and preventing the progression of the disease from mild to severe.
The key to defeating COVID-19 might be floating in the blood of people who have recovered from the disease. Now, they can get their revenge on the virus that made them sick, by donating a few teaspoons of their blood to U-M.
U-M researchers have launched dozens of COVID-19 studies in the past six weeks, working at top speed to understand the new coronavirus, test ways of preventing or treating COVID-19, and measure the pandemic’s effects on people and society. Now, they need the public’s help.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Medicine is teaming with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and 25 other Michigan hospitals to collect comprehensive clinical data on COVID-19 patients to be included in an extensive registry that will provide insight into best practices in treating patients with the virus.
One hundred and fifty years ago this month, a milestone in American medical history happened on the University of Michigan campus: the approval of medical education for women alongside men. It set in motion many other milestones for women in medical and health professions at U-M.
The concept of the academic medical center - providing patient care and medical education while pursuing research - got its start at U-M. Learn more in this story that's part of our 150th Anniversary celebration.
For decades, U-M teams have tackled some of the world’s toughest health challenges through research, education and global partnership. Now, thanks to a new $10 million gift, those teams will have new resources to think even bigger, work together and with global partners more effectively, and make a greater positive impact on the health and health care of people with the greatest need worldwide.
A new gift to the University of Michigan aims to bring more precision to the care of people with bipolar disorder. It will expand and harness the power of massive data from U-M bipolar research and allow researchers to mine that trove of information in combination with other data, using advanced tools created for Precision Health at U-M.
An institutional report card for gender equity representing more than 500 institutions worldwide reveals that women are not equally promoted, recruited or retained to senior roles, and that policies to support women in science are lacking.
Michigan Medicine shared projected fiscal year-end results today, with an anticipated 3.8 percent ($178 million) operating margin on forecasted operating revenues of $4.7 billion for the academic medical center of the University of Michigan.
Today at noon, 157 University of Michigan medical students ripped open envelopes, and instantly knew where they’ll spend the next three to seven years of their lives. Together with nearly 19,000 of their peers nationwide, the students were participating in Match Day, an annual event which reveals where graduating students have been accepted for residency training.
gift from University of Michigan alumni Susan and Paul Meister will expand the university’s impact on children’s health research. The Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center at Michigan Medicine will now be known as the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center in honor of Dr. Meister, a respected health care policy expert.