Pathology News Archive: May 2012

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Congratulations are in order for third-year AP resident, Dr. Scott Tomlins, who with Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan, led a team of investigators, including several members of the Department, investigating prostate cancer genetics. A manuscript reporting their findings, entitled "The mutational landscape of lethal castration-resistant prostate cancer" was electronically published ahead of print in the journal, Nature, this week  (http://www.na . . .
May 24 2012

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Congratulations are to be extended to the following faculty for promotions effective September 1, 2012: Anuska Andjelkovic-Zochowska, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Research Associate Professor, Department of NeurosurgeryVenkatesha Basrur, Ph.D., Assistant Research ScientistYali Dou, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology and Biological ChemistryDouglas R. Fullen, M.D., Professor, Departments of P . . .
May 24 2012

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A team of researchers led by Gabriel Nuñez, M.D., Paul de Kruif Professor of Academic Pathology, and Nobuhiko Kamada, Ph.D., a postdoctoral Fellow in the Nuñez Laboratory, reported this week about mechanisms that regulate the interaction of a pathogen with the microbiota and that are critical for growth and eradication of the pathogen in the intestine.  The work has been highlighted by the Medical School at http://www . . .
May 16 2012

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Congratulations are to be extended to Bryan Peterson, a student in the University of Michigan's Medical Scientist Training Program, for succesfully defending his thesis, "The role of IL-25 in Innate cytokine production and Pulmonary immunopathology".  After having been successfully awarded his Ph.D., Bryan will return to the medical school to complete his last two years of clinical rotations. . . .
May 15 2012

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A team of researchers led by Nick Lukacs, Ph.D, Professor and Bryan Peterson, a student in the University of Michigan's Medical Scientist Training Program, have identified a new type of cell in treatment-resistant asthma.  This work, recently highlighted by the Medical School at http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/treament-resistant-asthma-0507, and published in Nature Medicine, was also featured in Crane's Business News. . . .
May 15 2012

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Congratulations are to be extended to David O. Ferguson, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor who was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation at the annual ASCP/AAP meeting in Chicago, April 27-29, 2012. . . .
May 10 2012

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Medicine at Michigan's Inside Scoop Department published Circle Trumps Square which featured the "game-changing" software "Spatially Invariant Vector Quantization," designed by Drs. Ulysses Balis and Jason Hipp and their collaborators. The SIVQ software's ability to identify specific patterns has a wide range of uses and is meant to augment human capabilities. . . .
May 4 2012

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Ulysses G.J. Balis, MD, Director of the Division of Informatics, was extensively quoted in the April edition of CAP Today, for an article entitled: "Partnering to waltz AP IT into next generation." . . .
May 1 2012