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An artistic endeavor: BioArtography blends art, science

July 17, 2018

Looking into a microscope, Rafi Kohen, a graduate student in the U-M Medical School’s neuroscience program, knew he had something beautiful on his hands. On the…

Four-time organ transplant recipient pays (and pedals) it forward

July 5, 2018

On the surface, Kyle Bailey shows no signs that he’s a medical miracle. But inside, he is a testament to…

U-M enters research collaboration to study inflammatory bowel disease

June 27, 2018

A new research partnership between U-M and scientific wellness company Arivale aims to understand the genetic risk factors of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a chronic condition affecting 1.6 million people in the U.S.   Approximately 70,000 new cases of IBD are diagnosed in the U.S. each year and includes those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These chronic, lifelong conditions can be treated but not cured, pointing to the need for more research.   The partnership, facilitated by Fast Forward Medical Innovation at the U-M Medical School, will use phenotypes available in the Arivale database to inform the development of…

Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center featured in upcoming documentary

June 26, 2018

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center, and additional U-M faculty will be featured in an upcoming televised documentary. The presentation, entitled, “Those on the Front Lines of Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” will air on Detroit Public Television (DPTV), Channel 56, at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. Click here to view a trailer of the documentary.

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital earns top rankings from U.S. News and World Report

June 26, 2018

Congratulations to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, which was again recognized among the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report! In rankings released today, Mott was again…

Looking toward the future: Survival Flight adds jet to improve patient care

June 25, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiQLlRZiKiI&feature=youtu.be The Survival Flight team members specifically designed the jet’s interior for the acutely ill and injured patient populations they treat. Survival Flight has added a new Bombardier Learjet 75 fixed-wing…

Mott Golf Classic raises funds to make a difference for Mott patients

June 21, 2018

Earlier this month, 400 golfers took over three championship courses in Ann Arbor to raise money for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The Mott Golf Classic (MGC) was played at Barton Hills Country Club, Radrick Farms Golf Course, and the U-M Golf Course. Proceeds from this year’s MGC will go to support the following programs: The U-M College of Engineering, where faculty and students work together using creativity and technology to tackle projects that address the medical needs of children, such as developing…

A boatload of fun: Adaptive kayaking helps patients enjoy the great outdoors

June 20, 2018

For Tammy Talvitie’s son, Michael, taking on physical challenges is all about confidence. “When you’re a child with limb differences, playing sports and doing other recreational…

Thriving after lung cancer, thanks to a clinical trial

June 18, 2018

Every cancer patient who joins a clinical trial runs the risk of not responding to the new drug…