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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

November 9, 2015

Fellowship Opportunity: Global Health Corps

Applications are now available for paid fellowship positions within the Global Health Corps, with placements in NGOs and government agencies in sub-Saharan Africa and the US.

September 30, 2015

UMMS Students Earn 2nd Place at APAMSA Conference

UMMS students Mary Guan and Jiaxin Huang recently returned from the 2015 conference of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA), where they earned 2nd price in the poster contest for their summer 2015 work on hepatitis B knowledge and stigma in China

August 10, 2015

Strengthening Nurse NCD Research and Training Capacity in Thailand

Several University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) faculty and staff have recently returned from Korat, Thailand where they participated in workshop as part of a UMSN/NIH/Fogarty Grant - F036259, entitled – Strengthening Nurse NCD Research and Training Capacity in Thailand.

July 27, 2015

President Schlissel's Visit to China

President Mark Schlissel chose to visit China on his first official international trip as leader of the University of Michigan (UM).

July 27, 2015

UMMS Students Among Participants in FMUSP's First Winter School

University of Michigan Medical School students, Mayra Gomez, James Hammond, and Bill Mallett, were among the participants of the first international Medical Winter School offered by the University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine (FMUSP).