Few professions match the powerful impact of striving to empower and improve the lives of those around them the way social work can. There is a very special person who has been filling this crucial function for the past seven years at the Pranger ALS Clinic and the University of Michigan Health’s Department of Neurology, Darla Goulet, MSW.
Published in iScience , a team from the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies used single-cell RNA sequencing to look at gene expression of microglia in the hippocampus that was inflamed due to obesity. These results further position microglia as a potential therapy target to preserve brain health when obesity is present.
Kai Guo, Ph.D., lead a study published in Microbiome , that looked at changes in the microbiome (gut) in relation to a high-fat diet and neuropathy in hopes of finding a new therapeutic target for peripheral neuropathy. Currently, there are no effective treatments.
For a decade, Joel Tauber and his wife Shelley, have sponsored a student internship program in Dr. Eva Feldman’s lab. Inspired by Tauber's learned wisdom in business, the program preparinsstudents to lead the next generation of medical research.
NeuroNetwork leadership traveled 8,000 miles to partner with Indian colleagues, led by Dr. Vijay Viswanathan of M.V. Hospital for Diabetes in Chennai, to understand what is driving a surge in diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and complications of obesity in their country and to collaborate on healthier outcomes.
A study that Dr. Eva Feldman contributed to was chosen for the Stat Madness tournament, braketology science style. We need you to vote by Tuesday, March 7 to make it to the next round. Published in Diabetes, Care, the paper sheds light on why people with diabetes make up 40% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
Stephanie Eid, Ph.D., has been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the Peripheral Nerve Society (PNS). An appointment to the board of this international society hinges on votes from its membership.
Michigan Medicine's Health Lab blog covered research led by Edith Briskin Emerging Scholar Sarah Elzinga, Ph.D., that support a specific immune pathway as a bridge between diet & neurologic disease. These findings were published in Frontiers in Immunology .
The American Academy of Neurology's (AAN) podcast features John Driskell Hopkins, musician and founding member of the Zac Brown Band who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) last year. Dr. Stephen Goutman then
Michigan Medicine's Health Lab blog sat down with Brian Callaghan, M.D., M.S., who led a team that discovered that high costs and similar effectiveness (to current medications) have led doctors to choose to not utilize the latest neurologic drug therapies.