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Human Genetics Seminar Speaker, Aaron D. Gitler, Ph.D., Stanford University

January 27, 2020

Expanding Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets for Neurodegenerative Disease

Heart Month 2020: Take control of your heart health

January 27, 2020

Join our Michigan Medicine experts for a close look at the risk factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease such as smoking, obesity, cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension and a discussion on strategies to control these with both lifestyle modification and medical treatment. While we can’t control genetics, there is a lot that can be done to optimize heart health and quality of life. Our experts in cardiology, cholesterol management and nutrition welcome your questions. Participation is free and the chat will be streamed live over the Michigan Medicine Facebook page.  

“How to make a stem cell: Gene regulatory principles learned from vascular fate transitions” – Dionna M. Kasper, Ph.D.

January 27, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology Recruitment Committee is pleased to present Dionna M. Kasper, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Yale University School of Medicine. Her talk is entitled "How to make a stem cell: Gene regulatory principles learned from vascular fate transitions"


January 26, 2020

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes 4th year Immunology doctoral student Hanna Hong from Dr. Costas Lyssiotis' lab who will present her research in progress, “OXPHOS promotes apoptotic resistance in TH17 cells” at 12 noon in 5330 Medical Science I Bldg.

Data for Public Good Symposium

January 25, 2020

Do you have experience in working alongside community partners in data analysis or program evaluation? Do you want to connect with others who are using their skills for public good? We invite you to attend the 3rd Annual Data for Public Good Symposium hosted by the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS). The symposium will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 and will showcase the many research efforts and community-based partnerships at U-M that focus on improving humanity by using data for public good. Registration for the symposium is free and lunch is provided, along with refreshments throughout the…

10th Annual Kountz/Callender/Drew Transplant Symposium

January 24, 2020

Michigan Medicine is pleased to be hosting Gift of Life MOTTEP's 10th Annual Kountz/Callender/Drew Transplant Symposium on Friday, March 27 at the North Campus Research Complex. The symposium is designed to promote the exchange of ideas on cultural empowerment and how to create a community of change in regards to organ and tissue donation. Experts highlight ways to engage physicians, healthcare professionals and community leaders to become champions in saving lives. Presenters will examine the roles and responsibility of professional and public education to encourage strategies to increase the number of organs available for transplantation and promote healthier communities. This…

“How chromosome structure and recombination ensure homolog segregation in mammalian meiosis” – Francesca Bergemann Cole, Ph.D.

January 23, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Francesca Bergemann Cole, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis Her talk is entitled “How chromosome structure and recombination ensure homolog segregation in mammalian meiosis.” Sponsored by:  Cell and Developmental Biology

Schwartz Rounds: Navigating challenging family dynamics

January 22, 2020

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Navigating challenging family dynamics." 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.

Metabolic syndrome: A dangerous combination of risk factors (Facebook Live)

January 22, 2020

Watch our Facebook Live for a discussion with Michigan Medicine specialists about Metabolic Syndrome – a group of health conditions that increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and diabetes. Our experts will talk about what metabolic syndrome means and how obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and liver disease play a role in diagnosis. Treatment involves lifestyle modification, and our panel includes a patient who had success in making changes to improve her health through treatment. She will share what she learned and how she overcame challenges and obstacles.