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Featured stories that have appeared in Medicine at Michigan magazine.

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Skip's big gift
Michael "Skip" Gattyan had such a good experience as a patient at Michigan Medicine that he decided to bequeath his body to the Medical School. Now his body is helping to teach future physicians.
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Serious about psychedelics
Researchers and clinicians are using psychedelic drugs to address chronic pain and depression.
Two medical students wearing masks and gloves inspect an anatomical donor in the anatomy lab. There are educational skeletons in the background.
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An afterlife in higher education
Anatomical donors play an essential role in teaching medical students anatomy, pathology, and compassion
A medical student in a white coat takes the blood pressure of a standardized patient (medical actor) who is wearing a medical gown and sitting on an exam table. They are both smiling.
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Acting sick
Standardized patients (aka medical actors) help medical students practice patient care.
A mom snuggles with her two elementary-age children on a couch
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Portraits of love
The journeys of behavioral health patients at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital are not easy, especially in the midst of a national children's mental health crisis. But families and health care providers are doing their best for the children and adolescents they love.
Black and white illustration of the exterior of the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Health Care Pavilion.
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What can a building be?
The D. Dan and Betty Kahn Health Care Pavilion will open its doors to patients in the fall of 2024. While the hospital is under construction, experts are anticipating a new kind of health care building that will be both high-tech and "homey."
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Big ideas. Big leaps forward.
Innovative researchers at Michigan Medicine are imagining a brighter future--one where we catch cancer before it metastasizes, where we diagnose bipolar disorder with a simple blood test, and several other possibilities for making our health, and our lives, better.
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New Hope for Patients with Rare Epilepsy
Basic science research at Michigan Medicine has led to a new drug trial
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Changing the Treatment of Cancer
Breakthroughs in the field of genomics are revolutionizing prevention, diagnosis, and care
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