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Mindfulness Mingle focus group and dinner

March 4, 2020

Dive into mindfulness with Michigan Medicine Dr. Frank Anderson and a group of Interprofessional Leadership Fellows on March 17 and get dinner and thank you gift card while you are at it! Space is limited; advance registration required. Details: https://interprofessional.umich.edu/about/events-2/

Working with Industry: Budgeting for Industry-Sponsored Studies

March 4, 2020

Join the Clinical Trials Support Office for the fourth installment in our Working with Industry series on Tuesday, March 24, where faculty will learn how to become more involved in the budgeting process for industry-sponsored studies. Faculty will receive a step-by-step guide on developing a budget by Anna Lok, MD, Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, who will use her years of experience and real examples from an actual protocol to share best-practices and helpful advice. This session will provide a view of budgeting from a faculty’s perspective and does not require prior accounting training or experience. Part Four will teach faculty how to:…

March 4: Amnah Yamani (Hogan Lab) presents immunology research seminar

March 1, 2020

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes 3rd year Immunology doctoral candidate Amnah Yamani from Dr. Simon Hogan’s lab who will present her research in progress, “Vascular endothelium–specific STAT3 signaling axis regulates severity of IgE-mediated anaphylactic reactions”  at 12 noon in 5330 Medical Science I Bldg.

“Debate on Transhumanism”

February 28, 2020

Debate on Transhumanism Jeffrey Bishop, MD, PhD is the Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University.  His scholarly work is focused on the historical, political, and philosophical conditions that underpin contemporary medical and scientific practices and theories.  Professor Bishop’s interests are diverse, with publications in medical journals, philosophical journals, theological journals, and medical humanities, journals.  He has written on many topics, including transhumanism and enhancement technologies, clinical ethics consultation, and medical humanities.   Micah Redding is the founder and Executive Director of the Christian Transhumanist Association and host of the Christian Transhumanist Podcast.  He has helped…

Free Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

February 27, 2020

Please join us in a free class designed for people with Parkinson’s and their families/care partners. In these classes with teachers trained by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group’s Dance for PD® program, participants will explore music and movement in ways that are enjoyable, creative and stimulating.  This program is appropriate for all levels of PD.  No dance experience is required. This six-week session will be offered on Wednesday afternoons March 4 - April 6, 2020.  The movement class is from 3:00-4:00pm, and there is also an optional social hour (snacks & fellowship) from 4:00-5:00 pm.  The…

“Ciliary signaling: not just for Hedgehogs anymore!”-Dr. Jeremy Reiter

February 26, 2020

Center for Organogenesis is pleased to present Jeremy Reiter, M.D., Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Reiter's  talk is entitled, “Ciliary signaling: not just for Hedgehogs anymore!” Faculty Host: Sunny Wong, Ph.D.

“Epigenetic pathways as targets in human disease”-Dr. Shelley Berger

February 26, 2020

Center for Organogenesis is pleased to present Shelley Berger, Ph.D., Daniel S. Och Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Berger's talk is entitled, “Epigenetic pathways as targets in human disease,” Host: Sue Hammoud, Ph.D., Co-Sponsored by the Department of Human Genetics

Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses seminar with Maria Geffen, PhD

February 24, 2020

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute is pleased to invite you to our HBCS seminar with Maria Neimark Geffen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine "Cortical circuits for dynamic auditory perception" Thursday, March 19 11:45 am 2901 Taubman Health Sciences Library Host: Susan Shore, Ph.D. Refreshments provided  

Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses seminar with Yuri Agrawal, MD

February 24, 2020

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute is pleased to invite you to our HBCS seminar series with: Yuri Agrawal, MD Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Vestibular loss and cognitive decline in aging adults Thursday, March 26 11:45 am 2903 Taubman Health Sciences Library Host:  Gabriel Corfas Refreshments provided