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35th Annual University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research Retreat (Mar 14)

February 11, 2020

The University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research invites you to our 35th Annual Retreat, Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. The retreat will be held at the Biomedical Science Research Building, inside the atrium and Kahn Auditorium. This year’s honored Yamada Lectureship speaker is Gary D. Wu, M.D., Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology Director, Penn Center for Nutritional Science & Medicine, Co-Director PennCHOP Microbiome Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.   His Yamada Lectureship presentation title is “Lessons Learned from Interventional Studies on Diet and the Human Gut Microbiome”. We are pleased to announce that Drs.…

Schwartz Rounds: Navigating challenging family dynamics

January 22, 2020

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Navigating challenging family dynamics." Panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is eligible for CME, Nurse CE, and Social Work CEU. Lunch is available.

SMART Clinical Trial Design for Tailored Treatment Guidelines

January 8, 2020

This talk, presented by Kelley Kidwell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health, will introduce sequential, multiple assignment, randomized trial (SMART) design as a tool to build effective, tailored intervention guidelines used for the prevention or treatment of diseases or disorders or for the implementation of best practices. Free lunch will be provided to those who register: https://tinyurl.com/yg5g6vnk

YOU’RE INVITED: HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING AND CALENDAR SIGNING PARTY AT MOTT

December 3, 2019

Join colleagues, patients and families at Mott on Thursday, Dec. 5 for the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony, followed by the 2020 Little Victors calendar signing party. Starting at 2:40 p.m. in the main lobby, there will be music by the Grosse Ile Quintet. At 3:30 p.m., everyone will gather around for the official tree lighting ceremony. At 4 p.m., in the Getaway and Play Café, many of the children featured in the 2020 Little Victors calendar will be on hand for a special autograph session. Calendars will be available for purchase ($5 each; cash, check or credit card), along…

FCVC Innovation Challenge

October 30, 2019

The goal of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center Innovation Challenge is to empower our community of trainees, faculty, staff, patients, and families at the CVC to propose, test, and implement new innovations. Innovations can be in the form of changes to patient care or potential new products. The Innovation Challenge awards winners up to $100,000, with the potential to award funding, including partial funding, to more than one winner if budget allows. Winners are also provided education and mentorship to support them on executing their projects. Schedule 12-1p Innovation Grand Rounds 2:30-3:00p Refreshments & Poster Session 3:00-5:00p Pitch Event View the…

Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses Seminar

October 17, 2019

Dr. Ronna Hertzano, MD, PhD, will present her HBCS Seminar, An Omic’s Approach to Understanding Inner Ear Development, and the gEAR,  Thursday, October 24, in THSL Seminar Room 2901.  She is Associate Professor, Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and the Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine.  Her clinical practice is focused on diseases of the ear and lateral skull base, with a particular interest in hearing restoration and genetic hearing loss. As such, Dr. Hertzano takes care of patients of all ages with hearing loss, diseases of the middle ear, and specifically patients in need of…

Learn about U-M’s new Center for Drug Repurposing November 8

October 14, 2019

Traditional drug discovery typically involves screening hundreds of thousands of compounds to find an active substance for development. The process of bringing a novel drug to market has a very high failure rate, a timeline of 11-18 years, and costs of approximately $1-3 billion dollars. One important alternative is the discovery of new uses for existing compounds that have cleared key steps in the drug development process. The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) invites all interested scientists, faculty, and staff to learn about U-M’s new Center for Drug Repurposing (CDR) at a Town Hall on November 8, from…

Washtenaw County Medication Take Back Events

October 11, 2019

When your medicines are no longer needed, they should be disposed of promptly. Consumers and caregivers should remove expired, unwanted, or unused medications from their home to help reduce the chance that others accidentally take or intentionally misuse the unused medicine. Proper disposal also helps to keep medications out of our water supply. Clean out your medicine cabinet and bring your old medications to this free event! List of Washtenaw County events Facebook Event Page  

Focus on Women: Breast Cancer Awareness

October 4, 2019

The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., cordially invite you to join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019 for our Focus on Women event with a breast cancer awareness theme. This is a free event and all women of all ages are welcome. The program starts with hot breakfast at 8:30, followed by presentations and finishing with raffle prizes. Program and registration details are below and the flyer is attached. We hope you will join us! Kindly help us spread the word and let us know if you would like flyers for distribution.   Focus…