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2013-12-04 16:25:16

After devastating fire, and months in a temporary location, students and Faith Clinic partners open new location in downtown Pinckney to serve uninsured DETROIT, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A free health care clinic run by University of Michigan medical students and faculty has reopened in a brand-new location in downtown Pinckney, months after a devastating fire ripped through the location it had shared with Faith Medical Clinic, a long-established safety net clinic. Fueled by a...

2013-06-14 12:26:34

Funds will help design & implement a new flexible curriculum that will prepare medical students to lead & partner with others in a changing health care environment ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For 164 years, the University of Michigan Medical School has led the nation in innovative ways of training new physicians. Now, the school will take those efforts to a new level, after being awarded a $1.1 million grant from the American Medical...

2013-03-04 12:27:40

$2.4M grant from Michigan Economic Development Corp. jumpstarts Michigan Translational Research & Commercialization for Life Sciences effort ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new $7.5 million fund will help University of Michigan medical discoveries make the leap from the laboratory to the market, accelerating their potential to help patients. Funded in part by a new $2.4 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation's 21st Century Jobs...

2011-11-21 09:30:00

Strategic collaboration agreement will bring scientists together to work toward new biologic options for cancer and other diseases ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from the University of Michigan Medical School and MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, have signed a new agreement to work together on a broad range of projects. The three-year strategic collaboration will bring scientists from one of the nation's top medical research...

2011-11-21 09:16:00

Ripple effect of $319.7M in NIH grants, together with other research funding, could produce nearly $1.2 billion in economic activity ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research at the University of Michigan Medical School brought hundreds of millions of dollars into the state of Michigan in the last year - and could have a total economic impact of nearly $1.2 billion, new data show. The school rose to sixth among all medical schools in terms of total funding from...

2011-09-16 11:39:00

U-M Medical School is one of the first medical schools in the country to establish a comprehensive Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics Department ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Medical School will be one of the first medical schools in the country to establish a comprehensive Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics Department, following action by the University's Board of Regents Thursday. Approximately 15 U.S. colleges have...

2011-03-17 15:58:00

Fourth-year students learned today where they'll do their residency training at Match Day celebration ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was match point for University of Michigan medical students today, as they learned where they will do their residency training at the annual Match Day celebration. At the annual University of Michigan's Medical School Match Day celebration, held at the University's North Campus Research Complex, students received a plain,...

2011-02-04 13:23:00

U-M ranks in top 10 among medical schools, reflecting extraordinary efforts of physicians and scientists ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Michigan Medical School physicians and scientists earned more than $368.7 million in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding in federal fiscal year 2010, according to NIH data. In all, the School's faculty brought in $481.8 million in research funding from all sources in U-M fiscal year 2010. The...

2010-12-01 17:14:00

According to a national ranking from the Leapfrog Group, U-M Hospitals and Health Centers provide some of the safest and most effective care in the country ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan hospitals are among the safest and most effective hospitals in the country, according to a new national ranking from the Leapfrog Group. The announcement was made at last night's 10th anniversary meeting for Leapfrog, a respected independent health...

2010-10-04 14:14:00

Leaders will gather Oct. 12 at U-M campus to celebrate the unique partnership and $14 million commitment to advance medical research ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Medical School will establish a joint institute with the Peking University Health Science Center in a unique effort to promote research that can lead to breakthroughs in pulmonary, cardiovascular and liver diseases. The joint institute will feature collaborative research...