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Focus on Women: Living a Finer Life!

February 20, 2019

Focus on Women Health Awareness Event Details: Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2019 Time: 8:30 breakfast, 9:00-11:30 Program Location: Washtenaw Golf Club, 2955 Packard Road, Ypsilanti, MI   Topics Covered/Featured Speakers : Digestive Health: Colorectal Cancer / Diets- Susan Daron, RN, BSN, OCN Mindfulness: Tips for Self Care and Gratitude - Ebony Robinson, MA, CLC – Certified Life Coach, Author, CEO Here to Hear!: Understanding that if you see something, say something! - Vanessa Jackson, LMSW – Therapist, Author, Business Owner   Register by calling: 734-998-7071 On-line registration: https://focusonwomen_march2019.eventbrite.com      Registration encouraged! Limited Seating  

CDB Seminar – Daniel Goldman, Ph.D.

February 19, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Daniel Goldman, Ph.D., Bernard W. Agranoff Collegiate Professor, Neuroscience, Professor, Biological Chemistry, Research Professor, Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, University of Michigan. His talk is entitled "Fgf8a and Tgfb3 converge on Notch signaling to inhibit retina regeneration in zebrafish.” Link to seminar info

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…

Healthier Together: Collaborative Networks of Patients, Clinicians and Researchers Working Together to Transform Care

February 18, 2019

Today’s health system fails to deliver the best possible outcomes. Research takes too long and costs too much, and opportunities to engage the participation and contribution by patients and families are not yet common. What if we could create a better care system by harnessing inherent motivation and collective intelligence of patients, clinicians and researchers? In every part of our lives, networks are having a profound effect. How could networked organizations accelerate progress towards Learning Health Systems? This talk will describe how several large-scale learning health system networks are eliminating the artificial barriers between clinical care, improvement and research while…

Safe Medication Disposal Event

February 18, 2019

Drop off your expired, old, or unused medications to be disposed of in an environmentally safe way! Pharmacy students will operate two collection locations simultaneously, on Ingalls Mall and the Towsley Center at Michigan Medicine. Accepted Items: Prescription & OTC medications, medication samples, vitamins, ointments & lotions, inhalers, antibiotics, steroids, veterinary medicine, and controlled medications. NEW THIS YEAR: we now accept sharps and sharps containers! Unaccepted Items: Sunscreen, insect repellent, cosmetics, hair care or personal hygiene products, hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol, aerosol cans, blood or infectious waste, and tobacco. More information: pharmacy.umich.edu/events/safemed

Pharmacology Seminar Series – channing Der, Ph.D.

February 15, 2019

Channing Der, Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine "Drugging ‘undruggable’ RAS for cancer treatment: know your enemy"

Blake Heath (Lei Lab) presents Immunology Research Seminar on Feb. 20

February 15, 2019

The next Immunology Research Seminar will be next Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 12 noon in 3330 Med Sci I. The presenter will be 4th year graduate student Blake Heath from Yu Leo Lei’s lab who will present his  research in progress, “Investigating STING-mediated Type I Interferons in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Pathology”.

Evolving Perspectives on Microbial Systems

February 14, 2019

"Microbial dynamics in space and time: the motion picture" Edward F. DeLong, PhD (Professor of Oceanography and Co-Director SCOPE. Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education, University of Hawaii, Manoa) "Dynamic Viral Symbioses in Microbial Populations" Rachel Whitaker, PhD ( Professor of Microbiology, School of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Illinois) "Toward Designer Microbiomes" Dr. Jo Handelsman (Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison) * * * * * For more information and registration for this FREE event: www.MAC-EPID.org Anna Cronenwett, weaverd@umich.edu

CDB Seminar – Susan Dymecki, M.D., Ph.D.

February 14, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Susan Dymecki, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School. Her talk is entitled "Decoding the Brain Serotonergic System: from Breathing to Behavior.” Link to seminar info