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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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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.
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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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Class notes for summer 2023
Personal and professional updates from graduates of the University of Michigan Medical School.
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The end of the Pap test?
The Pap test, developed over a century ago, has been the standard of care for detecting cervical cancer. But it is collected through an invasive and uncomfortable vaginal exam. Michigan Medicine researchers have evaluated several at-home tests to detect HPV, a virus that causes cervical cancer. The at-home tests are more accurate than a Pap test and could make screenings more accessible for many people.
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Obituary — Hans Steiner, M.D.
Hans Steiner, M.D. (Residency 1978) died October 17, 2022, at age 76.
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Beloved restaurant Angelo's to close
Angelo's, a beloved breakfast and lunch restaurant near the University of Michigan medical campus, is set to close. The university has purchased the building.
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U-M doctor learned Spanish so she could talk to her patients
Katherine Hughey, M.D., assistant professor of family medicine at the U-M Medical School, has a mostly Spanish-speaking clinical practice.
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Shamanic trance vs. psychedelics
While shamanic trances and psychedelic states share similar subjective qualities, the way they manifest in the brain is different.
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A pediatrician is living her dream because of one advantage in medical school
Almost every decision Jackie Czaja (M.D. 2007) has made about her career can be traced back to receiving the Dean’s Scholarship.
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Obituary — Ronald Dubner, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Ronald Dubner (Ph.D. 1964) died January 22, 2023, at age 88.
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