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Mar 24, 2015, 10:30 ET

Scientists coax stem cells to form 3-D mini lungs

 Scientists have coaxed stem cells to grow the first three-dimensional mini lungs. Previous research has focused on deriving lung tissue from...

Mar 02, 2015, 07:00 ET
CHAMPs for Mott benefits the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

CHAMPs for Mott gala and golf tournament to benefit U-M C.S. Mott Children's Hospital scheduled for May 15-18, 2015

The 2nd Annual CHAMPs for Mott, scheduled for Friday, May 15 – Monday, May 18, 2015, is an exciting fundraiser for the University of Michigan...

Feb 26, 2015, 10:28 ET

Dreaming of being a doctor - but think it's too late? New U-M program could help you prepare

 Whether you're nearing graduation, or have already embarked on a career, you may wonder if your lack of science training and experience means...

Feb 19, 2015, 15:19 ET

Precision medicine to prevent diabetes? Researchers develop personalized way to steer prevention efforts

 How can we keep more people from joining the ranks of the 29 million Americans already diagnosed with diabetes? What if we could tell with...

Feb 09, 2015, 12:33 ET

U-M center launches first phase of reproductive health training in Ethiopia

Since leaving Ethiopia as a teenager to pursue medical school in the U.S., University of Michigan reproductive endocrinology and infertility...

Feb 04, 2015, 06:00 ET

A gift to heal injured brains: Family transformed by TBI gives to aid U-M Health System care & research

A tragic accident 32 years ago forever altered the lives of an entire prominent Michigan auto industry family, as a beloved wife and mother...

Jan 16, 2015, 13:13 ET

U-M ranked #6 nationally for excellence in training doctors

 Starting this week, medical students across the country are asking themselves, "If you could go anywhere in the country to train for your...

Dec 11, 2014, 14:53 ET

How is Michigan's new Healthy Michigan Plan working? New five-year U-M study will find out

Since its launch in April, 481,863 Michiganders have signed up for a new Medicaid health insurance option offered by the state, called the Healthy...

Dec 11, 2014, 08:30 ET

Is care best in the West? Study finds racial gaps in Medicare Advantage persist across U.S., except in West

 Despite years of effort to help American seniors with high blood pressure, heart disease, or diabetes get their blood pressure, cholesterol...

Oct 23, 2014, 09:29 ET

100 days in Michigan: U-M team releases new analysis of state's Medicaid expansion

 Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are...

Sep 25, 2014, 09:44 ET

Treatment studied to help patients 'burned to the bone'

An anti-inflammatory treatment, studied in the labs of regenerative medicine specialists and trauma surgeons, may prevent what's become one of the...

Sep 22, 2014, 10:41 ET

Some concussion education more useful than others, parents say

Many parents whose kids participate in athletics will be asked to sign a waiver about concussion education, but that's not enough to ensure parents...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:26 ET

$3 M grant funds Paul F. Glenn Center for Aging Research at the University of Michigan

 A $3 million grant from The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research will allow the University of Michigan to establish a national center of...

Sep 10, 2014, 10:20 ET

U-M doctor training programs rank among best in nation, according to new national survey

Doctors nationwide rate the University of Michigan Health System as one of the best places for young doctors to train in their chosen field, across...

Jun 20, 2014, 09:46 ET

On target for success: Favorable year-end financial results position U-M Health System for future growth

 The University of Michigan Health System's leaders have reported positive fiscal year-end results, with an anticipated 0.7 percent ($17...

Jun 16, 2014, 09:32 ET

Helping patients train for surgery earns $6.4M Health Care Innovation Award

The Michigan Surgical and Health Optimization Program (MSHOP) has earned a $6.4 million Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare...

Jun 11, 2014, 09:05 ET

Taking stroke care to the next level: U-M Comprehensive Stroke Program earns elite status

 When car crash victims suffer serious injuries, emergency crews often get them to trauma centers for the advanced care they need. That same...

Jun 04, 2014, 07:00 ET

Leukemia researcher tapped for 2014 Taubman Prize

A physician-scientist who developed a personalized immunotherapy for leukemia using patients' own T cells is the recipient of the 2014 Taubman...

May 12, 2014, 10:58 ET

U-M Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center to offer world class care for bone, joint and spine health

  People want to be on the move. For some, that means continuing hobbies like golf, biking or walking. Others just want to be able to play with...

May 08, 2014, 07:00 ET

Rising tide: U-M Health System's service to community tops $429M, grows by 19% in one year

 The University of Michigan Health System provided more than $429 million worth of community services in fiscal year 2012 – 60 percent of...