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Who’s Got Time for Time Management?

April 29, 2019

This popular workshop, previously only available to R01 Boot Camp participants, is now being offered to anyone interested in time management as it relates to your research. Sally Schmall, Career Coach, will offer proven tips & tricks to help you manage competing obligations and devote time to your research writing. Sally Schmall, SPHR, MSW, began her career in Emergency Medicine here at the University of Michigan providing crisis intervention and training residents in how to communicate with families experiencing traumatic situations. In 2000, she moved her appointment to the School of Social Work where she taught and published in the field of Integrated Healthcare. In 2008, she…

Orthotics and Prosthetics Technologies Conference

April 26, 2019

The Michigan Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is proud to present the 4th Orthotic and Prosthetic Innovative Technologies Conference, May 16-18, 2019. It will be held in the Junge Family Champions Center in Ann Arbor. Approved for 14.75 ABC credits/ 17.42 BOC credits 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (applied for) Send questions to:

D. Brent Polk, MD, AGAF, Keck School of Medicine-USC, presents at Inaugural Valerie Opipari Endowed Lectureship

April 26, 2019

The Department of Pediatrics invites you to attend the inaugural Valerie Opipari Endowed Lectureship featuring D. Brent Polk, MD, AGAF, Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Keck School of  Medicine of USC; Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Regenerative Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, who will present "Cytokine signaling restrains inflammatory bowel disease development: the bright side of cytokine signaling" on Monday, May 13 from 4:00-5:00 PM in Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center. The Valerie Opipari Endowed Lectureship is a highlight of the annual Pediatric Research Symposium. Please contact the Pediatric Research Office ( for information.

Human Genetics Seminar Series – Anna Malkova, Prof. of Biology, Univ. of Iowa

April 26, 2019

Seminar title: Genetic instability promoted by repair of double strand DNA breaks

May 1: Dr. Wilson Wong (Boston Univ) presents Immunology Seminar @ 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I

April 25, 2019

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes Wilson Wong, PhD,  Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Biological Design Center at Boston University, who will present “Synthetic biology in Cellular Immunotherapy” on Wednesday, May 1 from 12:00-1:00 PM in 3330 Medical Science I Bldg. Please contact Graduate Program in Immunology Administrator, Zarinah Aquil (, for further information.

DIPG Research Focus Group – Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)

April 24, 2019

Presenter: Stefanie Galban, Ph.D. There is tremendous momentum for DIPG related research at our university with the establishment of the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center. We have launched a DIPG focus group to bring together anyone who is interested in DIPG research at the U of M. Our goals are to collaborate, exchange ideas, present and critique data and bring together diverse fields to advance DIPG research to put U of M at the leading edge of DIPG research. Refreshments will be served.

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”.

Third Annual Musculoskeletal Health Symposium

April 22, 2019

A celebration of musculoskeletal health research programs at the University of Michigan. This event is sponsored by the Michigan Integrative Musculoskeletal Health Core Center. Please register at

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.