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$7.00 Sale sponsored by the Friends Gift Shops

February 19, 2020

The Friends Gift Shops will once again be sponsoring the $7.00 Sale on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17 in the Towsley Lobby. The sale runs from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. Exciting new merchandise, 100's of new items such as Michigan ball caps, ladies beach cover ups, socks, and great Easter basket ideas at $7.00.  Additional specials at incredible prices. Cash, credit card, and payroll deduction (for those in our data base) will be accepted. All proceeds from the sale go back to the hospital and community to help fund programs and grants in need.

Web Chat: The Dangers of Vaping

February 18, 2020

Last year, an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease associated with vaping sent hundreds of people to the hospital. While public health authorities are closer to identifying the cause of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI), questions still remain. Is it safe to vape? Michigan Medicine experts will discuss the risks associated with vaping, what is known about the vaping illness outbreak, and what parents should be on the lookout for. Our expert panel includes Clifford Douglas, J.D.; Douglas Arenberg, M.D.; Thomas Saba, M.D. Participation is free and the chat will be streamed live over the Michigan Medicine…

Call for Abstracts: Pediatric Research Symposium

February 17, 2020

The 30th Annual Pediatric Research Symposium will be held in the Towsley Center on Thursday, May 28, 2020*. The Symposium will feature poster viewing, awards, and platform presentations of research in all areas: clinical investigation, basic sciences, health services research, quality improvement, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  We are honored to have Dr. Maria Britto as our guest speaker for the Valerie P. Opipari Lectureship. *Abstracts are welcome from all U-M investigators of  Pediatric Medicine/Children’s Health.  The deadline for abstract submission is March 6, 2020. Guidelines for abstracts and instructions for submission are provided on the Department of Pediatrics website at…

Data Office Lunch & Learn

February 17, 2020

Bring your lunch and learn more about available data resources at University of Michigan in the latest installment of the Data Office Lunch & Learn series! Presenters: Jeff Chin, Senior Admin Manager - DataWorks/Health Information Exchange (HIE), Data Reporting & Analytics (DRA), HITS, will highlight the Data Concierge, personalized assistance with locating data-related resources across Michigan Medicine. David McClintock, M.D., Associate CMIO, Michigan Medicine, Pathology, will cover Pathology informatics and everything researchers and data analysts need to know! Questions? Email! RSVP:

FEB. 19: Shannon Estadt (Kahlenberg Lab) presents Immunology Research Seminar

February 14, 2020

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes 3rd year Immunology doctoral candidate Shannon Estadt from Dr. Michelle Kahlenberg’s lab who will present her research in progress, “The role of type I interferons in ultraviolet B light-induced keratinocyte death” at 12 noon in 5330 Medical Science I Bldg.

Appendage Regeneration

February 13, 2020

The UM Skin Biology & Diseases Resource-based Center Speaker Series presents Dr. Luis Garza, "Appendage Regeneration". This seminar series invites accomplished and diverse speakers engaged in cutting-edge work in various research fields to speak and present their work. Luis Garza, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University Dr. Garza's research focuses upon what controls and maintains skin identity. Regions of our skin are remarkably diverse in function and features. Despite constant cellular turnover, each area’s features are remarkably maintained. The Garza Laboratory is studying how under normal conditions identity is actively maintained and how it might be manipulated. In…

My Aching Back! The Aging Spine and Spinal Stenosis

February 13, 2020

Dr. Rakesh Patel and Dr. Ilyas Aleem from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will discuss the latest information on spinal stenosis and the variety of treatment options, from non-surgical to surgical, available to patients. Everyone is invited to join for an evening dedicated to helping your aching back.  The event is Free, but registration is required. Register Today at  

MIP Distinguished Alumni Speaker Dr. Karen Hinkle

February 13, 2020    

35th Annual University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research Retreat (Mar 14)

February 11, 2020

The University of Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research invites you to our 35th Annual Retreat, Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. The retreat will be held at the Biomedical Science Research Building, inside the atrium and Kahn Auditorium. This year’s honored Yamada Lectureship speaker is Gary D. Wu, M.D., Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology Director, Penn Center for Nutritional Science & Medicine, Co-Director PennCHOP Microbiome Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.   His Yamada Lectureship presentation title is “Lessons Learned from Interventional Studies on Diet and the Human Gut Microbiome”. We are pleased to announce that Drs.…