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NEC Symposium

February 18, 2019

The NEC Symposium will convene some of the most committed NEC stakeholders from around the world to focus on the meeting’s theme of “Breaking Down the Barriers of NEC Prevention and Treatment.” The NEC Symposium will provide the setting for discovery, collaboration, and sustained partnerships on research. The keynote speakers and diverse faculty have been carefully chosen to highlight the field’s vision and long-term strategies. We are dedicated to improving outcomes for an extraordinarily vulnerable population. The children who are at risk of NEC were born early – too young to breathe, nurse and regulate their body temperature. The NEC…

17th Annual Michael S. Aldrich Commemorative Lecture

January 29, 2019

We hope you will join us for the 17th Annual Michael S. Aldrich Commemorative Lecture on Wednesday, March 6th from 10:30 – 11:30am in the CVC Danto Auditorium. Thomas E. Scammell, MD will present “Neural Mechanisms of Narcolepsy”.Dr. Thomas Scammell is a Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston Children’s Hospital. He is a widely respected physician-scientist who has lectured both nationally and internationally on narcolepsy and the neurobiology of sleep and wakefulness. His current research interests include identification of how loss of orexin signaling results in sleepiness and cataplexy; interactions of sleep…

Bioethics Grand Rounds- “Publication Ethics: Authorship, Predatory Publications, and Peer-Review”

January 9, 2019

Abstract: A great equalizer of faculty across the institution is challenges related to publishing. This talk will review both requirements and best practices for publishing across the life-cycle of a paper, including authorship, responsibility for data analysis, journal placement, peer review, and what to do if things go wrong. Material covered will be relevant to all schools and departm

Dr. John Varga, MD (Northwestern Univ) presents Immunology Research Seminar on Jan. 9

December 23, 2018

Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology & Graduate Program in Immunology welcome John Varga, MD John and Nancy Hughes Professor of Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine  The immune-fibrotic pathogenesis of scleroderma  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 3330 Medical Science I Bldg  Faculty Host: David Fox, MD   For additional information, contact: Zarinah Aquil (, 615-4846) Financial Disclosure Information: There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.   Accreditation and Credit Designation: The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University…

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion

December 19, 2018

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion. Presents: “From Medical Image to Icon: How Art Can Heal A Broken Body” Devan Stahl, PhD. Michigan State University When: Monday January 28th from 12-1 pm. Where: 5915 Buhl Building R.S.V.P. to Renée Hafner ( by January 23rd

Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award Ceremony Honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D.

November 14, 2018

The prestigious Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research will be held on Wednesday, December 12, honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D., Professor of  Human Genetics, Professor of Pathology, and Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Glover is being recognized for his fundamental discoveries in human genetics, including as the defining scientist of the field of human common fragile sites - a pervasive feature of human chromosomes that has become increasingly important to our understanding of critical molecular mechanisms and related human genomic disorders. He is an outstanding cytogeneticist who routinely applies his unique research insights in the clinical laboratory, and he is widely known…

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion

October 23, 2018

Speaker: Jonathan Crane, M.D. Title: "Disclosing Demise: Judaic Perspectives on Telling Dying Patients the Truth" RSVP by Friday, Nov. 23 to Renee Hafner at to reserve a lunch.

The Intelligent Glaucoma Clinic: A passive RFID Time Study System to Optimize Patient Wait Times

October 10, 2018

Paula Anne Newman-Casey, MD Michigan Medicine, Kellogg Eye Center

HBCS Seminar

October 9, 2018

From gaze-evoked to blast-induced tinnitus: Unique cases and novel treatments Dr. Cacace is Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. He is an Elected Fellow of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. His background is in the areas of clinical audiology, auditory electrophysiology, electroacoustics, psychoacoustics, and neuroimaging; his expertise has been focused in the areas of auditory processing disorders, tinnitus, and vestibular function/dysfunction. One important area of research has been neuroimaging associated with tinnitus as well as assessments of auditory and vestibular processing disorders and related cognitive…