News

Crackling and wheezing are more than just a sign of sickness Re-thinking what stethoscopes tell us.

April 17, 2019

Doctors know they’re the sounds of a problem in the lungs, but it turns out they might be more than symptoms—crackling and wheezing could also be the sounds of a disease progressing, according to a University of Michigan researcher.

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Taking shape: New aligned hydrogel tubes guide spinal tissue regeneration New aligned hydrogel tubes guide spinal tissue regeneration

April 8, 2019

Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine hold the promise of new treatment approaches to spinal cord injuries. Since the human body doesn’t naturally regenerate tissues of the spinal cord, new materials and structures that have similar characteristics to native tissue are needed to realize the potential.

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Recovering reproduction: U-M researchers stimulate follicle growth in mice aimed at creating eggs New approach can boost ovarian follicle survival in mice by up to 75 percent.

April 3, 2019

Leukemia treatments often leave girls infertile, but a procedure developed by researchers at the University of Michigan working with mice is a step toward restoring their ability to be biological mothers.

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Events

Ph.D. Defense: Riley Doherty

Experimental Testing of Soft Tissue Using Suction and Digital Image Correlation (DIC)

April 30, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Industrial and Operations Engineering Building

A Bioethical Lunch on Star Wars

A bioethical lunch

May 2, 2019 - 12:00 pm
North Campus Research Complex Building 10

Ph.D. Defense: Susannah Engdahl

The Effect of Upper Limb Prosthesis Type on Functional Outcomes and Satisfaction

May 9, 2019 - 9:00 am
Central Campus Recreation Building (Bell Pool)