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Run for the Red 5K

March 29, 2019

Support The American Red Cross Club by participating in the 7th Annual Run for the Red 5k in the Nichols Arboretum on April 13 at 10am! This event is sponsored by Michigan Medicine. Proceeds will support the Red Cross Mission and help the Red Cross Club host blood drives, continue to provide emergency preparedness education, and purchase materials for community service events. Run by yourself or as a group or team, and receive a complimentary event t-shirt, eat food provided by local Ann Arbor businesses, and be chosen to receive one of many prizes! REGISTER ON LOCAL RACES AT:

LHS Implementation and Acceleration Symposium

March 29, 2019

Join us for a dynamic and interactive symposium devoted to accelerating Learning Health Systems (LHS) projects across the University of Michigan campus. To advance LHS work, the April symposium invites faculty, staff, and students to share their experiences with ongoing LHS-related work, and engage in focused discussions. The emphasis of the event will be on identifying challenges while discovering practical approaches and ways to work together. Active participation by all attendees will enrich these discussions. Please review the agenda and attend any portion of the event based on your availability. In September 2018, the Collaboratory hosted a successful poster session…

Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses Seminar (April 4, 2019)

March 29, 2019

On April 4, KHRI welcomes Alan Cheng, M.D., who will present the HBCS Seminar, Mammalian hair cell regeneration: A balance act, from 12-1 p.m., in the Wheeler Seminar Room 5623, Medical Science Building II. All are invited.  Dr. Gabriel Corfas is his host; refreshments will be served. Dr. Cheng is Associate Professor of the Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Pediatrics, Stanford University. After graduating with distinction in research in otobiology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he pursued his residency at University of Washington, during which he undertook a two-year NIH-sponsored research fellowship investigating mechanisms of hair…

Photography Exhibit To Depict Healing Journeys of Washtenaw County Undergraduate Survivors of Unwanted Sexual Experiences

March 28, 2019

A unique opportunity will be presented to the public on Thursday, April 11th, as 24 current and past female undergraduate students from Washtenaw County will exhibit their works of photography and stories of struggle and healing. While an exhibit of this type in itself is not uncommon, the bond between these artists is certainly non-traditional. Each has been a victim of unwanted sexual experiences on a college campus. These individuals were all participants in a year-long doctoral dissertation study called “Finding The Strength to Heal,” conducted by Dr. Laura Sinko. The native of Kinnelon, New Jersey, spent eight years at…

Dr. Trudy G. Oliver (Huntsman Cancer Institute) Presents Cancer Biology Seminar

March 27, 2019

Trudy G. Oliver, BSc (Hons), Ph.D., Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, Associate Professor, Department of Oncological Sciences, Principal Investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute University of Utah, will be presenting a Cancer Biology seminar “MYC drives a unique, therapeutically- relevant subtype of small cell lung cancer” at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, April 24 in the West Lecture Hall (3rd floor of Med Sci II). If curious about upcoming seminars, please click here.

Patient Experience Learning Forum: Cultural Humility in LGBTQ+ Healthcare

March 27, 2019

Join us for an engaging presentation and panel about LGBTQ+ patient and family experiences in healthcare, and discuss opportunities to improve care, communication, and experience for all. Patients and families who identify as LGBTQ+ often face challenges in their healthcare. In this learning forum, Pedro Coracides from the Office of Patient Experience will share concepts and terminology applicable to people who identify as LGBTQ+, as well as concrete strategies to effectively engage with patients and families who identify as LGBTQ+. A facilitated panel of patient/family advisors and providers will share their experiences and discuss opportunities to create a welcoming and…

Physiology Research Forum Keynote Speaker, Leslie B. Vosshall, PhD., “Building a Mosquito Sensory System to Hunt Humans”

March 25, 2019

28th Annual Physiology Research Forum Thursday, April 11, 2019 Keynote Speaker: Leslie B. Vosshall, PhD, Robin Chemers Neustein Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Rockefeller University. 4:00 pm - 5:00 PM University Hospital Ford Amphitheater Talk Title: "Building a Mosquito Sensory System to Hunt Humans"

Jenny Choi (Chinnaiyan Lab) Presents Cancer Biology Research Seminar

March 22, 2019

The next Cancer Biology Research Seminar will be next, Wed., Mar. 27 at 4 PM in 2903 THSL. The presenter will be Jenny Choi, Cancer Biology graduate student from Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan’s lab, who will present her research in progress, “Investigating the role of autophagy in IL12 pathway activation in dendritic cells as a therapeutic strategy in cancer”. If curious about upcoming seminars, please click here.

Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH):An uncommon common cause of unexplained dyspnea

March 22, 2019

This program is part of a series of outreach meetings for Primary Care, Family Medicine, Cardiologists, Hematologists, Cardiac Surgeons, Pulmonologists and their midlevel providers. You will hear an overview of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension as well as a discussion regarding surgical and noninvasive approaches for this disease.