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Journeys in Health Care

January 22, 2019

The Office of Patient Experience is hosting an art and storytelling event, Journeys in Health Care, designed to showcase the stories of Michigan Medicine’s employees, advisors and peer mentors. Spend the evening browsing art pieces and listening to stories of these individuals’ journeys managing their health care.

AMY YU (GRACE CHEN LAB) PRESENTS IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR ON JAN. 30, 2019

January 21, 2019

Fifth year Immunology graduate student, Amy Yu  from Dr. Grace Chen’s lab, will present her research in progress, "The gut microbiome can contribute to colon tumor susceptibility via an effect on CD8+ T cell responses" on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I at the Immunology Research Seminar series.

MARK PAINTER (KATHY COLLINS LAB) PRESENTS IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR ON JAN. 23, 2019

January 21, 2019

The next Immunology Research Seminar will be on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I. The presenter will be 5th year graduate student Mark Painter  from Dr. Kathy Collins’ lab who will present his research in progress, "Plecomacrolides are potent inhibitors of HIV Nef independent of effects on lysosome acidification."

CDB Seminar – Kristen Brennand, Ph.D.

January 21, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Kristen Brennand, Ph.D., New York Stem Cell Foundation - Robertson Investigator, Associate Professor, Departments of Genetics and Genomics, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her talk is entitled "Modeling rare and common genetic risk for schizophrenia using stem cells.” Link to seminar info

CDB Seminar – Roberto Weigert, Ph.D.

January 21, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Roberto Weigert, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, CCR – NCI, Adjunct Investigator, Intracellular Membrane Trafficking Section, NIDCR, National Institutes of Health. His talk is entitled "Molecular Mechanisms of Membrane Remodeling Revealed by Intravital Subcellular Microscopy (ISMic).” Link to seminar info

CDB Seminar – Anthony Eugene Oro, M.D., Ph.D.

January 21, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Anthony Eugene Oro, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Dermatology, Eugene and Gloria Bauer Endowed Professor of Dermatology, Associate Director, Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine, Co-Director, Stanford Child Health Research Institute, Stanford University, School of Medicine. His talk is entitled "The Nuclear Option: New mechanisms of tumor evolution and drug resistance.” Link to seminar info

3D Printing and Tissue Engineering: Taubman Tech Talks

January 21, 2019

Please join us for this lecture and Q&A by David Zopf, MD, assistant professor of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Zopf is a leader in the use of 3D printing for clinical applications and surgical simulation. 3D printing is revolutionizing the healthcare field, with foundational, groundbreaking work in the field being conducted at U-M.  In Dr. Zopf’s talk, he will provide an overview of additive manufacturing/3D printing, the achievements that have occurred, and the exciting future horizon for 3D printing and tissue engineering in medicine. The lecture, to be held at the Danto Auditorium at U-M's Frankel Cardiovascular…

UMMA Presents TimeSlips: The Freedom to Imagine

January 21, 2019

Anne Basting, founder and CEO of the award-winning TimeSlips Creative Storytelling program invites us to imagine how the arts and care structures can collaborate to bring meaning and purpose to those living with memory loss. An international expert in community-engaged arts practices and the author of several books, Basting is a Professor of Theatre at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a MacArthur Fellow. TimeSlips is an evidence-based, award-winning, and person-centered, approach to dementia care, now practiced in 18 countries and 47 states. TimeSlips strives to inspire others to see beyond memory loss and recognize the strength of people with dementia.…

Healthy Eating Tip of the Month focuses on National Nutrition Month 2019

January 21, 2019

Happy National Nutrition Month! Check out the Healthy Eating Tip of the Month display in the UH cafeteria to learn all about National Nutrition Month and how you can celebrate with us! By visiting the display, you can also enter a drawing to win a National Nutrition Month themed reusable tote bag along with an apple shaped wooden cutting board. For more information on this month's tip and healthy eating throughout the year visit Michigan Medicine's Healthy Eating Tip of the Month website.