December 2015 News

December 8, 2015

UM Researchers and Partners Uncover Early Detection Test for CKD

UM nephrologist, Dr. Matthias Kretzler , and an international team of renal systems researchers have identified a simple test to identify patients at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), one of the fastest growing chronic diseases nationally and one of the most costly diseases globally. Early CKD has no signs or symptoms and cannot be

December 8, 2015

November/December 2015 Edition of NIH's Global Health Matters Now Available

The latest edition of Global Health Matters is now available online. In addition to E-news articles, global health briefs, and global health-related funding announcements, featured items include NIH-led efforts on global brain research, genomic research and training fostered by H3Africa, an article on advancing cancer research in

December 7, 2015

Global Michigan Highlights Otolaryngology Partnership in Ghana

Several University of Michigan communicators recently returned from a trip to Ghana, where they covered, among other things, the growing partnership between the University's Department of Otolaryngology and the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana.

The communications team, led by William Foreman , Associate Director of