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Disease Decoded: Gene Mutation May Lead to Development of New Cancer Drugs

The discovery of a gene mutation that causes a rare premature aging disease could lead to the development of drugs that block the rapid, unstoppable cell division that makes cancer so deadly
30-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

New Discovery Approach Accelerates Identification of Potential Cancer Treatments

Researchers at the University of Michigan have described a new approach to discovering potential cancer treatments that requires a fraction of the time needed for more traditional methods.
30-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

U-M, USC, Broad to Study Genetics of Two Mental Health Disorders

Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Medical School and collaborators at two other institutions will undertake the largest whole genome sequencing study funded to date, as they seek to better understand bipolar...
29-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Live Long and Phosphor: Blue LED Breakthrough for Efficient Electronics

In a step that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power consumption for large-screen televisions, researchers at the University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic light emitting diodes by a factor of 10.
23-Sep-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Drilling Into an Active Earthquake Fault in New Zealand

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Three University of Michigan geologists are participating in an international effort to drill nearly a mile beneath the surface of New Zealand this fall to bring back rock samples from an active fault known to generate major earthquakes.
23-Sep-2014 9:05 AM EDT

Muscular Dystrophy: Repair the Muscles, Not the Genetic Defect

A potential way to treat muscular dystrophy directly targets muscle repair instead of the underlying genetic defect that usually leads to the disease.
10-Sep-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Fighting Lung Cancer: Faster Image Processing for Low-Radiation CT Scans

A new $1.9 million study at the University of Michigan seeks to make low-dose computed tomography scans a viable screening technique by speeding up the image reconstruction from half an hour or more to just five minutes.
11-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Military Makes Progress with Sexual Assault Training, but More Can Be Done

The U.S. military has made progress by conducting sexual assault training, but a new University of Michigan study raises questions about the effectiveness of those efforts.
11-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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U-M Experts Available to Discuss Harmful Lake Erie Algal Blooms, Microcystin Toxin

4-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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7-Feb-2014 2:00 PM EST

U-Michigan Experts Available to Discuss Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patents

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that human genes may not be patented. The University of Michigan has several experts available to comment on the implications of the ruling.
13-Jun-2013 2:30 PM EDT

Cut It Out: U-M Experts Can Discuss Sequester Impasse, Outcomes

28-Feb-2013 4:45 PM EST

U-M Experts Available to Discuss Warmest Year in U.S. History

20-Dec-2012 12:35 PM EST

U-M Experts Available to Address Meningitis, Pharmaceutical Regulations

9-Oct-2012 3:45 PM EDT

U-M Experts Available to Discuss London, the 2012 Olympic Games

24-Jul-2012 8:00 AM EDT

U-M Experts for Midterm Elections Coverage

The University of Michigan has experts available to discuss voting behavior, voting patterns, and other aspects of the coming midterm elections.
9-Sep-2010 12:20 PM EDT

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