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May 9, 2022

Daniel Forger in the News

A recent publication in Cell Reports Medicine sheds light on smartwatches as tools needed to track disease, especially in the ongoing pandemic, as they can monitor patients in real-time.

March 28, 2022

Janet Peake Retires

We wish Janet the very best as she begins her retirement! Many of Janet's previous colleagues gathered last Thursday to wish her the best. Her 35-year career here at the University of Michigan includes the very early days of our Department.

February 7, 2022

Lindsey Muir and Others From Rajapakse Lab Publishes

The link between obesity and illness, particularly type 2 diabetes, is well known. Yet researchers are actively working to understand what it is about fat tissue that leads to metabolic disease. Studies in mice have shown that an increase in immune cells called macrophages in fat tissue causes insulin resistance, a precursor to diabetes.