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February 27, 2024

Anti-MAG: Nerves Unraveling

In the area of autoimmune and nerve disorders, people usually think of CIDP (chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy) or Guillain-Barre syndrome. However, there is another autoimmune neuropathy that often goes undiagnosed or mischaracterized as CIDP, called Anti-MAG (myelin-associated-glycoprotein) neuropathy.

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February 22, 2024

Michigan Public Features Diabetes Cost Research

Dr. Evan Reynolds was interviewed by the public radio station about his recent findings that diabetes patients have higher costs out-of-pocket, a very problematic issue.

February 15, 2024

High out-of-pocket costs hindering treatment of diabetes

Michigan Medicine's Health Lab covered reaseach by a team lead by Drs. Evan Reynolds and Brian Callaghan that found that diabetes care providers should account for impacts caused by financial insecurity.

February 11, 2024

The Women in Science Who Impacted US

On the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, our lab shared the women who have inspired and impacted their careers.

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January 31, 2024

Happy 100th Birthday Alfred Taubman

On what would have been his 100th birthday, Dr. Eva Feldman reflects on the impact he had on her life and many others at the University of Michigan.

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January 26, 2024

How Activities Affect ALS Risk

A team led by Dr. Stephen Goutman investigated if particular hobbies and exercise affect ALS risk, survival, location of initial ALS symptoms and onset age. Their findings were published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences .

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January 18, 2024

New Findings in Stem Cell Therapy and Alzheimer's

Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Emerging Scholar Kevin Chen, M.D., recently published findings that transplanted stem cells improve spatial memory in pre-clinical models, and much more.

January 2, 2024

Bariatric Surgery May Slow Cognitive Decline

Michigan Medicine's Health Lab covered new research by Drs. Brian Callaghan and Evan Reynolds, published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, found that in obese individuals, bariatric surgery may slow some cognitive decline.

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December 20, 2023

A New Theory on Alzheimer's Disease

Research led by Dr. Bhumsoo Kim offers a new theory on what drives Alzheimer’s disease progression in metabolic syndrome.

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November 27, 2023

Distinguished Professor Lecture Series

Festivities for Dr. Eva Feldman's Distinguished Professorship, U-M's highest faculty honor, reached its high note with a talk at the Distinguished Professor Lecture Series.

November 21, 2023

Mini Symposium Series: Environment, Health & Policy

In our latest installment, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell sat down to talk to Dr. Eva Feldman about the environment, health, and public policy. Afterward, Dr. Feldman was joined by two esteemed panelists, Drs. Bhramar Mukherjee and Barry Rabe for a live Q&A.

October 31, 2023

WDIV Local 4 Features Dr. Brian Callaghan

On Detroit's NBC Local News, Brian Callaghan, MD, was interviewed about his recent study that looked at the burden of travel to neurology appointments.

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October 24, 2023

Brain Research Africa Initiative Visits U-M

On Monday, the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies hosted Alfred K. Njamnshi, M.D., M.A., DMS, FMH, founder of the Brain Research Africa Initiative (BRAIN). After a tour of the campus, Dr. Feldman sat down with him to learn more about the intiative.

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October 3, 2023

Environmental Risk Score Established for ALS

New research by a team led by Drs. Eva Feldman and Stephan Goutman was just published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry which establishes an environmental risk score.