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September 1, 2023

Save the Date: Dr. Eva Feldman Award Lecture

Join Dr. Feldman for her celebratory lecture, who will be accompanied by President Santa Ono, Provost Laurie McCauley, Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs (EVPMA) Marschall Runge, and two other awardees.

August 30, 2023

New Faces: Brett McCray, MD, PhD

Meet the physician-scientist who will divide his time between the neurology clinic and his own lab specializing in hereditary neuropathy.

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August 29, 2023

BBC Features Dr. Feldman on ALS

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., shared with the BBC what we know about the causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

August 28, 2023

Flint Neuropathy Study Expands

In its first two years, the Flint Neuropathy Study has already produced surprising results. An award from the NIH National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases will allow the study to expand and delve further into the neuropathy problem in the under-resourced community, and identify how to fix it.

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August 11, 2023

Nutrition Insight Covers New Diabetes Research

The international source for nutrition-related news wrote about research, recently published in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology that link diabetes to structural and functional changes in the brain.

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August 10, 2023

Diabetes Linked to Changes in the Brain

Using MRI, Researchers found that both structural and functional changes in the brain were linked to diabetes. They also found that diabetes complications were also linked to these changes.

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August 4, 2023

The National Academies Tap Dr. Feldman for Important ALS Committee

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., was named to a new National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) committee whose goal is to "identify and recommend key actions for the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to undertake to make ALS a livable disease within a decade."

June 29, 2023

The Gut + Neuropathy Connection

Health Lab , the official blog of Michigan Medicine, covered a recent publication in Microbiome that found a connection between the species in your gut (affected by what you eat) and diabetic neuropathy.

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June 28, 2023

From Romania to President of the ADA — A Journey in Diabetes Research

In her first address as American Diabetes Association (ADA) President of Medicine & Science, Dr. Rodica Pop-Busui shared her journey in diabetes research. From her beginnings in Timisoara, Romania before coming to Michigan Medicine and becoming one of the top international clinician-scientists in the field of diabetes and it's complications

June 23, 2023

Team Travels: Denmark for PNS

A large contingent from the NeuroNetwork lab joined fellow members from around the work for the Peripheral Nerve Society's Annual Meeting, held this year in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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June 21, 2023

New Genetic Scoring System for ALS Risk

Michigan Medicine's Health Lab wrote about the study led by Stephen Goutmen, M.D., M.S., which was published in Neurology Genetics, that finds a newly created polygenic scoring system — one that weighs the combined effects of common genetic variants — can improve the ability to predict an individual’s risk of developing ALS.

June 20, 2023

Dr. Eid Wins International Diabetes Research Award

Stephanie Eid, Ph.D., added to her growing accolades with the Peter J. Dyck Award for Diabetes Research by the Peripheral Nerve Society (PNS), one of the most prestigious international awards for early career researchers in the field of neuropathy.

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June 9, 2023

Global REACH Awards Partnership Development Grant to Dementia Research in Zambia

Melissa Elafros, M.D., Ph.D., is the primary investigator for "Establishing the Zambian Cohort of Healthy Aging and Dementia Partnership," which won one of four grants to "launch new meaningful research collaborations between UMMS (University of Michigan Medical School) faculty and counterparts abroad."