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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 excellence...


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 million)...


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 concept...


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 Prize...


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 their...


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 it in the...


May 07, 2014, 11:47 ET Find free care, fast: New website will create national index of safety net clinics

A fragile medical safety net stretches across America, made up of thousands of clinics offering free and low-cost health care to those with no other...


Apr 29, 2014, 10:50 ET An Evening of Art + Science: Gala & auction feature new artworks inspired by U-M medical research

Some virtuosos express their talents through clay, paint, wood, words or dance. For others, the media are the very cells and molecules of the human...


Mar 25, 2014, 11:05 ET First stem cell study of bipolar disorder yields promising results, U-M & Prechter Fund scientists say

hat makes a person bipolar, prone to manic highs and deep, depressed lows? Why does bipolar disorder run so strongly in families, even though no...


Mar 19, 2014, 10:06 ET Thousands of Michigan doctors join statewide effort to improve the health of people covered by Medicare

More than 2,900 Michigan doctors have joined a growing organization that seeks to improve the health and health care of Michiganders covered by...


Mar 18, 2014, 05:10 ET Most parents don't favor bans on nuts in schools, including those with allergic kids

Most parents of kids with and without nut allergies don't support schoolwide bans on nut-containing products, according to a new University of...


Jan 15, 2014, 09:48 ET UMHS to accept more Affordable Care Act plans, as first covered patients arrive & enrollment aid goes on

Only two weeks into the New Year, the first people covered under new Affordable Care Act insurance plans have begun to come to the University of...


Dec 19, 2013, 12:01 ET Gift to University of Michigan supports creation of a new hybrid operating room

A $7.5 million gift to the University of Michigan will advance research and discovery toward curing aortic disease, and support creation of a new...


Dec 18, 2013, 04:30 ET 44 percent of adults worry e-cigarettes will encourage kids to start smoking tobacco

Adults nationwide are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes by children and teens, with 44 percent indicating worries that the devices will...


Dec 11, 2013, 08:00 ET Study examines new class of anticoagulants for VTE prevention and treatment

The University of Michigan has been awarded $1.7 million to collaborate with GlycoMimetics, Inc., to study a new class of anticoagulants to help...


Jun 24, 2013, 10:40 ET Partnering for Better Care: University of Michigan Health System and MidMichigan Health Affiliate

MidMichigan Health and the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) solidified a partnership on Friday, June 21, 2013, when both health care...


Jun 20, 2013, 05:39 ET Financially healthy, strategically focused: U-M Hospitals & Health Centers presents budget

A record number of patients turned to the University of Michigan Health System in the last year for their care, and expressed record-high...


Jun 14, 2013, 11:46 ET Transforming the training of tomorrow's doctors: U-M Medical School wins $1.1M award from AMA

For 164 years, the University of Michigan Medical School has led the nation in innovative ways of training new physicians. Now, the school will take...


Jun 05, 2013, 07:00 ET Targeted cancer therapy pioneers tapped to receive the 2013 $100,000 Taubman Prize

Two physician-scientists whose research transformed chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) from a routinely fatal to a manageable condition will share the...


May 31, 2013, 12:12 ET Big Ten universities form Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium

In athletics, the Big Ten universities compete against each other but now many will join together against a common foe -- cancer. Leaders from the...


May 23, 2013, 12:07 ET New collaboration between U-M Health System and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor offers region specialized geriatric care

In a joint effort to improve health outcomes for the region's older adult patient population, the University of Michigan Health System and St. Joseph ...