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March 25, 2024

The Impact of Alzheimer's in Zambia

The Zambia Cohort of Healthy Aging and Dementia Study (Z-CHAD) was launched by Andrea and Lawrence A. Wolfe Research Professor Melissa Elafros, M.D., Ph.D., to understand the true impact of dementia on patients in Zambia and their caregivers.

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March 20, 2024

Dr. Melissa Elafros Featured CAPRA Awardee

The Center to Accelerate Population Research in Alzheimer's (CAPRA) featured Andrea and Lawrence A. Wolfe Research Professor Melissa Elafros, M.D., Ph.D., in the CAPRA Quarterly Winter 2024 edition.

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March 20, 2024

Dr. Goutman Interviewed by Global News

Pranger ALS Clinic Director Stephen Goutman, M.D., M.S., was interviewed by the Canadian media organization about this recent publication on ALS recreational risk.

March 14, 2024

COVID's Disproportionate Effect on Work/Life Balance

In the journal Academic Medicine, Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., was an author of the study “The Disproportionate Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Time Allocation of Recipients of NIH Career Development Awards Who Are Women or Caregivers of Dependents.”

March 8, 2024

International Women's Day 2024

For International Women's Day this year, we highlight our incredible female collaborators from around the world.

March 1, 2024

Dr. Feldman Featured in National Geographic

National Geographic interviewed Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., for a story about a new mouse study that shows popular weight loss drugs could lower inflammation and what this means for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

March 1, 2024

The Exposome & Neurodegenerative Disease: New Discoveries

A research team at the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies wrote a seminal review about the “Role of the Exposome in Neurodegenerative Disease,” which was published in Annals of Neurology , the official journal of the American Neurological Association (ANA).

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.

February 26, 2024

Gender & Early Career Mentorship

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., was part of a multi-institutional group of authors who published a research article entitled "Gender Differences in Faculty Perceptions of Mentorship and Sponsorship," in JAMA Open Network Open .

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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.