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April 25, 2017

Society of General Internal Medicine Research Presentation Awards

The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) presents Adam Markovitz, MD/PhD Student in Internal Medicine, with the Mack Lipkin Sr. Associate Member Scientific Presentation Award and Melissa Wei, MD, MPH, Clinical Lecturer in Internal Medicine, and Renu Tipirneni, MD, MSc, Clinical Lecturer in Internal Medicine, with the Milton W. Hamolsky Jr. Faculty Scientific Presentation Award.

April 20, 2017

Study: Worse survival when specific thyroid cancers spread to bone

Palak Choksi, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, is the lead author of the largest-known study on bone metastases in thyroid cancer. The study found that patients with follicular and medullary thyroid cancer had the highest rate of cancer-related bone lesions and fractures and an increased risk of death. One of the co-authors includes Megan Haymart, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine.

April 10, 2017

When the doctor recommends against the surgery a breast cancer patient wants

Steven Katz, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, is the lead author of a recent study by Michigan Medicine's Cancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Team, that examines whether a doctor's recommendation against ontralateral prophylactic mastectomy increases the likelihood of patients seeking a second opinion or receiving surgery from a different surgeon.

April 7, 2017

Study: Liver responds positively to leptin treatment in patients with lipodystrophy

Elif Oral, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, is the principal investigator of a study that found the livers of patients with a rare disease that affects metabolism have responded positively to leptin therapy. Nevin Ajluni, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, is the presenting author of the study.

April 6, 2017

Study shows higher probability of developing chronic complications in youth diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes compared with Type 1 Diabetes

Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes at Michigan Medicine, is co-author of one of the largest studies in diabetic children and adolescents in US evaluating prevalence rates for chronic complications, recently published in JAMA "Association of Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosed During Childhood and Adolescence with Complications During Teenage Years and Young Adulthood".

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