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

  1. Choosing untested treatments

    A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. And U-M is poised to expand access to new options.

  2. Food as medicine, II

    Victor Katch shows how plant-based compounds often serve as precursors for our medicines.

  3. An uncommon education: Ep 5

    U-M was the nation’s first university to own and operate its own hospital. Watch ‘A Miracle Cure,’ by Detroit Public Television.

  4. Does exercise affect the brain's aging process?

    Most people know regular exercise can keep a body looking and feeling young. But what does it do for your noggin?

  5. Food as medicine

    Victor Katch identifies whole foods and herbs featuring medicinal properties.

  6. Don't eat this, if you take that

    Victor Katch suggests foods to avoid if you are taking specific medications.

  7. Can math help explain our bodies?

    The legacy of mathematician Alan Turing inspires researchers to create computer models to explore ‘the beauty of us.’

  8. Pregnancy and physical activity

    Vic Katch explains how a sensible exercise routine can benefit expectant mothers.

  9. Can music heal?

    Victor Katch explores the many benefits music brings to human health.