Music in your room?

July 23rd, 2015
Greg Maxwell helps patients heal through music While the U-M Health System is known for providing world class clinical care, there are many ways our non-clinical employees help patients heal.  Therapeutic music is near the top of the list. Greg Maxwell works for the Health System’s Gifts of Art program as a Certified Music PractitionerRead more

From biology to roller derby, Megan Foldenauer documents interests through art

July 20th, 2015
Megan Foldenauer, Ph.D., a certified medical illustrator in U-M’s Department of Neurosurgery, was recently featured in a Local 4 News segment to explain why hand-drawn medical images are still so relevant. “There’s an art to taking a photograph and then reducing it to its essential components,” she told Local 4. “Part of what I do isRead more

Beautiful images from U-M medical research labs premiere at Ann Arbor Art Fairs

July 14th, 2015
Unique art that’s made by U-M scientists who study everything from diabetes and cancer to digestive disorders and genetic diseases will be on display at Ann Arbor’s famous Art Fairs this week. Through a program called BioArtography, the scientists turn images made in their labs and pictures taken through microscopes into artworks that look beautiful on anyRead more