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

  1. Subtracting additives

    Victor Katch runs down the good, the bad, and the awful about food additives and health.

  2. Why more men get vasectomies during March Madness

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

  3. Star Wars science with Flintstones delivery

    Right Drug. Right person. Right time. Right price. How precision benefit design makes precision medicine financially possible.

  4. Who wants coffee?

    Vic Katch shares research about the health effects of caffeine. Talk about a wakeup call!

  5. What's that ringing in your ears?

    Specially timed signals ease tinnitus symptoms by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain.

  6. 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.

  7. '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.

  8. 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.

  9. Gluten mania

    Victor Katch helps consumers navigate the medical science and marketing magic behind that gluten-free label.