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Register now for research colloquium in bioethics

March 27, 2017

Registration is now open for the upcoming CBSSM Research Colloquium and Bishop Lecture in Bioethics. The event will feature presentations focusing on bioethics and social sciences in medicine across multiple disciplines. The…

Wireless network controls in effect April 27

March 27, 2017

AirWatch is the encryption system required to be installed on all personal mobile devices connecting to the Michigan Medicine wireless network. Because of the increased use of personally-owned smartphones, laptops, and tablets in the health care environment, only mobiles devices with AirWatch will be able to join the UMHS-8021X wireless network effective April 27. AirWatch enables Michigan Medicine staff to access their internal Outlook Exchange email and other resources, including MiChart. Staff who do not need to access internal resources are invited to use MWireless for a WiFi connection to the Internet. The requirement for AirWatch is part of the…

Help Michigan Medicine team earn spot in STAT Madness finals

March 24, 2017

A team of Michigan Medicine scientists and physicians is having a March to remember! The team won its recent Elite 8 contest in STAT Madness, the first virtual tournament for medical science discoveries, created by the STAT News organization. Now, it needs your help to beat a team from MIT and advance to the final. The U-M entry comes from a team led by Robert P. Dickson, M.D., a pulmonologist who studies the bacteria living in lungs. Last summer, he and colleagues published their discovery that bacteria from the gut could be found in the lungs of critically ill patients. Their research…

Nature photography now on display

March 24, 2017

David L. Foster is an Atlanta based nature photographer, writer and educator best known for images that convey the essence of his favorite subjects, botanicals and water. In 2014, he collaborated…

Reminder: Road closures for Ann Arbor Marathon

March 24, 2017

Don't forget, there will be several road closures around Ann Arbor on Sunday, March 26 for the Ann Arbor Marathon.Plan ahead and expect delays if you will be traveling in the area.The roads scheduled to be closed from 3 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Sunday include:Eastern northbound lane of Main St. from Stadium to WilliamSouth Main St. between William and Liberty (clean-up in this block will continue until no later than 3:30 p.m.)East Liberty from South Main St. to South StateSouth State from Monroe to East LibertyEast William from South Main St. to South StateDivision between William and LibertySouthern/eastbound lane of North University from State to the pedestrian bridgeObservatory from…

Week in Review: Week of March 20, 2017

March 24, 2017

This week at Headlines, it was all about the three Rs: Recognition, Residencies and Relationships. First, the university asked all staff members to share their voice in an upcoming climate survey…

Join organ donor registry in final weeks of Transplant Center Challenge

March 23, 2017

The U-M Transplant Center is entering its final week of the Gift of Life Transplant Center Challenge and it needs your help to cross the finish line. The Transplant Center Challenge is a competition between all nine Michigan transplant centers to register organ donors. The challenge began on April 1, 2016 and will continue until March 31. The winner will be announced by Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in April. What can you do to help? Join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry! Click here and enter your information exactly as it appears on your driver’s license (including your middle name).…

Gifts of Art presents Glass Cakes at Taubman

March 23, 2017

Artist Janet Kelman’s glass cakes are a perfect fusion of her love of glass and love of baking. Each colorful slice or cupcake invites sampling, while her mirror cakes are intriguing…

Collaboration is key at upcoming RNA symposium

March 22, 2017

Michigan Medicine faculty and staff will soon have the opportunity to learn more about one of the newest — and most innovative — fields of medical research.The second annual U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine symposium takes place on Friday, March 31 at various sites across campus. It will draw national leaders from the scientific, medical and engineering communities to focus on “RNA in precision medicine.”The overall aim of the symposium is to spur collaboration across disciplines, which fits in seamlessly with the goal of the U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine, which was created in 2015.The center is comprised of 144…