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Amy Rumora, Ph.D. with Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
March 26, 2019

Eating Healthy Fats Can Improve Nerve Function

In a new study, lead author Dr. Amy Rumora and senior author Dr. Eva Feldman observed a reversal of chronic nerve damage with the consumption of unsaturated dietary fats.

JNeuro neuropathy illustration
March 25, 2019

Healthy Fats Improve Nerve Function in Obese Mice

Swapping dietary saturated fats for monounsaturated fats reverses nerve damage and restores nerve function in male mice, shows newly published research in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Stephen Goutman, M.D., Ph.D. with Rob and Lisa Cotton
March 20, 2019

Detroit Free Press Features PNR&D ALS Research

The Detroit Free Press featured Dr. Eva Feldman, Dr. Stephen Goutman, patient Rob Cotton, and Lisa Cotton in its story on the role of pesticides and pollutants in ALS.

U-M Medical Campus Night
February 8, 2019

PNR&D Honors Congressman John Dingell

As a Michigan representative in the United States Congress for nearly 60 years, John Dingell's dedication to improving health care across the country has and will continue to pay dividends for decades to come. was a significant supporter of medical research, including the work that takes place in the PNR&D laboratory.

Catrina Sims-Robinson, Ph.D.
January 8, 2019

PNRD Alumna Sims-Robinson Highlighted by NIH

Catrina Sims-Robinson, Ph.D., who was a postdoctoral fellow and research investigator for the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery from 2008-14, is currently an assistant professor of neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina.