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Today (4/24): Emily Bowers, PhD (Durga Singer Lab) presents Immunology Research Seminar @ 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I

April 24, 2019

Today’s Immunology Research Seminar at 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I will be presented by Pediatrics Research Fellow and Immuno T32 postdoc appointee Emily Bowers, PhD from Dr. Durga Singer’s lab who will discuss her  research in progress, “Regulation of myelopoiesis through prolonged exposure to high-fat diet”.

Schwartz Rounds: “Honoring lives lost and strategies to heal”

April 22, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, partnered with Grief Month, entitled "Honoring lives lost and strategies to heal." 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.

7th Berguer Lecture on Ethics

April 18, 2019

Focusing on the Patient Tachi Yamada, MD Past President of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program Venture Partner, Fraizer Healthcare Partners

April 17: Dr. Beth Moore presents Immunology Research Seminar

April 11, 2019

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes Bethany B. Moore, PhD, ATSF Galen B. Toews, M.D. Collegiate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Director, Graduate Program in Immunology American Thoracic Society Fellow Innate and Adaptive Host Defense post-Stem Cell Transplant Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 3330 Medical Science I Bldg.  

Partners in Pediatric Care

April 10, 2019

  Join us for our annual course focusing on the integration of primary and subspecialty care for children with acute or chronic disease. Sessions will include presentations and Q&A on suicide prevention, marijuana use in teens, psychological and medical trauma, sleep disorder management, neonatal abstinence, food allergy updates, barriers to breastfeeding and novel partnerships to integrate home and hospital care for children with complex chronic conditions.  

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion

April 10, 2019

"Working the mind-body: discomfort and the pragmatics of spirituality (in Thailand and the U.S.)." Speaker: Dr. Scott Stonington, MD, PhD – University of Michigan RSVP to rhafner@umich.edu by April 29.

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion.

April 10, 2019

"Shaken to the Core: Understanding and Addressing Spiritual Struggles in the Context of Health Care" - Dr. Kenneth Pargament, PhD. Bowling Green University RSVP to rhafner@umich.edu by April 22.

Demistifying death, dying and afterlife planning

April 9, 2019

Advance directives ensure that wishes for end-of-life care are documented for consideration at a future time when the patient may lack decision-making capacity. Per a 2017 NPR report, patients who have completed such documents are more likely to receive care in line with their preferences, whether for intensive or more limited medical care. Advance directives are associated with fewer hospital deaths, fewer intensive care admissions, and fewer life-prolonging measures, as well as better quality of life for patients at the end of life and still only about 1 in 3 American’s have such documents completed. It always seems too early,…

Taubman Tech Talk: Microscopy

April 9, 2019

Taubman Tech Talk:  Microscopy:  You can observe a lot by just watching! Microscopes use optics to reveal invisible levels of biological detail. Although the theory of optics has not changed for over a century, advances over the past decade in lasers, optoelectronics, and molecular probes have revolutionized microscopes’ capabilities. It is now routinely possible to image the motion and activity of molecules in living cells or tissues at sub-second frame rates and sub-200 nanometer resolution. Increasingly, microscopes can also be used to precisely manipulate a protein’s activity or sub-cellular localization. Join us for this enlightening presentation by Aaron Taylor, PhD,…