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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.

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September 28, 2023

IHPI Honors Dr. Melissa Elafros

Dr. Elafros received the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation's (IHPI) Sandy-Hassmiller Early Career Health Services Research Award for her work "Identifying Provider-Level Barriers and Facilitators to the Diagnosis and Management of Peripheral Neuropathy."

September 18, 2023

Dr. Noureldein Wins "Best Poster" at International Symposium

At the inaugural Steno Diabetes Neuro Unit (SDNU) Symposium in Copenhagen, Denmark, Mohamed Noureldein, Ph.D., won "Best Poster," for his research about the role of oligodendrocytes in metabolic syndrome-related dementia.

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.