A new grant to University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center member Arul Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., will provide long-term support to increase understanding of genetic markers of cancer to leverage targeted treatments.
On Sunday, the newest students will arrive at one of the nation’s oldest medical schools, and don the white coats that mark the start of their journey toward becoming physicians. A new element awaits this year’s class of 169 incoming University of Michigan Medical School students during the annual White Coat Ceremony: a new oath that focuses on the elements of “humanism” that can get lost in modern medicine.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center a grant worth $33.4 million over five years. At the same time, the center’s designation as a “comprehensive cancer center” was renewed.
Nearly a third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past two years, but many of them didn’t get enough counseling about the risks that come with the potent painkillers, how to reduce their use, when to switch to a non-opioid option, or what to do with leftover pills.
Patients fighting life-threatening illnesses who have run out of conventional options will get a chance to try some of the most cutting-edge treatments available, through a national effort that just received nearly $4.8 million in funding from the federal government.
Michigan Medicine’s Survival Flight has added a new Bombardier Learjet 75 fixed-wing aircraft to its existing fleet of three rotor-wing aircrafts to serve even more critically injured patients and improve organ procurement services.
Michigan Medicine reported fiscal year-end results today, with an anticipated 2.4 percent ($103 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $4.3 billion for the academic medical center of the University of Michigan.
Memories resonate in the mind even when it’s not aware of processing them. New research from Michigan Medicine and Rice University takes a step toward understanding why these ripples hint at the bigger picture of how brains sort and store information.
These days, Americans can manage many facets of their lives through the Internet. But a new poll suggests that many older adults still aren’t using online systems to communicate with the doctors and other health care providers they rely on – despite the widespread availability of such systems.
As they start across the stage of the University of Michigan’s historic Hill Auditorium this afternoon, 165 future health care leaders will be students. But when they step off the stage, they’ll be physicians. The 168th graduating class of the U-M Medical School will receive their diplomas in a commencement ceremony capped by an address from the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA.