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Sensors from head to toe – Todd Coleman makes measuring health simpler

Prof. Todd Coleman's group is tackling the challenging problem of getting high-fidelity monitoring to work affordably at home.|Medium Read
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Unstoppable

Chemical engineering graduate student Rhonda Jack's journey to become a published researcher|Short Read
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The beginning of the amniotic sac

Amnion developed from human stem cells are being studied. Understanding infertility and pregnancy loss are one area being investigated.|Long Read
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Medical Physics Certificate Program earns CAMPEP approval

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs has given NERS Medical Physics its stamp of approval.|Medium Read
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U-M research center spurs new approach to musculoskeletal health

The newly established Michigan Integrative Musculoskeletal Health Core Center is spearheading a research model that looks at bone, muscle and connective tissue as a single system instead of individual components.|Medium Read
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The race against Zika

“This is a problem that could impact almost every one of us in our lives and in our families at some point, if not immediately then in the future. We need to solve it, and a vaccine is the only way that’s going to happen,” said U-M alum and researcher, Richard Schwartz.|Medium Read
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Universities collaborate to examine Flint water filters

Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University are conducting studies that are expected to provide additional guidance about the use of filters in Flint.|Medium Read
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Cancer stem cells: new method analyzes 10,000 cells at once

A new tool for making sense of the cells believed to cause cancer relapses and metastases.|Medium Read
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AE Dept collaborates with Mott’s Children’s Hospital to raise cancer awareness

The Aerospace Engineering Department collaborated with Mott’s Children’s Hospital on their Block Out Cancer campaign to promote awareness of childhood cancer. |Short Read
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Implantable decoy could limit metastatic breast cancer

A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the development of metastatic tumors in other organs and allowing time to intervene with surgery or other therapies.|Medium Read
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Associate Professor Kathleen Sienko presents to National Academies

Sienko’s presentation focused on how the Global Health Design Initiative is training students to identify and overcome the challenges of adapting medical devices to low-resource settings, helping them identify unmet needs and then collaborate with stakeholders to meet those needs. |Short Read
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A more accurate sensor for lead paint

A new molecular gel recipe developed at the University of Michigan is at the core of a prototype for a more accurate lead paint test.|Medium Read