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

  1. Catalyzing cures

    Richard and Susan Rogel’s record-breaking gift to Michigan Medicine — at $150 million — will transform cancer research.

  2. Why more men get vasectomies during March Madness

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

  3. What's that ringing in your ears?

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. This boy's life

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

  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.