Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. Why more men get vasectomies during March Madness

    Many men schedule their downtime to watch college basketball. A Michigan Medicine expert explains.

  2. A new way to track deadly ‘superbugs’

    Using a real-world outbreak as a test case, researchers may have discovered a way to slow the spread of superbugs.

  3. Can foods cause chronic disease?

    Vic Katch explains how biologic toxins, or AGEs, may increase disease, accelerate aging, and cause dementia.

  4. Students promote lifesaving power of organ, tissue donation

    A bone marrow recipient and the daughter of a heart transplant patient work to increase donor awareness.

  5. This boy's life

    Donated tissue from the brain tumor of 5-year-old Chad Carr provides cancer researchers with critical clues.

  6. You can't outrun your diet

    Vic Katch debunks the myth that exercise is effective for weight loss.

  7. Doctors of tomorrow

    U-M finds the key to attracting underrepresented minorities to medical school: ‘Start them young, get them motivated, and get them on the path.’

  8. 'Increased-risk’ donor organs a tough sell

    The opioid epidemic has created a surge in donor organs. But despite their safety record, organs that could save lives often go unused.

  9. Bionic heart tissue?

    U-M partners on an ambitious $20-million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. Plus: Breakthroughs in leukemia and infertility treatments.