Melissa Creary, assistant professor of Health Management and Policy, recently appeared on the television show American Black Journal to discuss sick cell disease. The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved several new gene therapies for the disease.
A new study funded by the National Cancer Institute and led by Michigan Public Health professor Yi Li will examine large lung cancer cohorts to study racial disparities in cancer outcomes.
Sebastian Zöllner, professor of Biostatistics at the U-M School of Public Health and of Psychiatry at Michigan Medicine, will become Co-Director of the Precision Health initiative at the University of Michigan.
New research from Wei Zhao
Certain genetic factors predictive of reproductive aging are also associated with menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats, according to a University of Michigan-led study published in Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society.
What kind of questions would you ask if you had access to the full DNA makeup of tens of thousands of people? Would you look for disease-causing mutations? Would you be curious about how modern humans are related?
New research from Scott Roberts
Researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine will lead an interdisciplinary, multi-institution study of the ethical, legal and social implications of workplace genomic testing in the United States.