News Archive


Pathology Imaging at the University of Michigan

May 31, 2016 / Newsletter

Brief history of our Imaging Specialists within the Department


Pathology Informatics Goes 3D

May 23, 2016 / Pathology News
Fabricating solutions to enhance Anatomic Pathology asset tracking.

International collaboration leads to clues about rare cancer

May 18, 2016 / Announcement

Dr. Thomas Giordano, M.D., Ph.D, the Henry Clay Bryant Professor of Pathology, led an international study on the genomics of adrenal cancer. The project was one of the 33 projects that comprise The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project of the NCI and NHGRI. The study results were published in Cancer Cell.

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Lab Ambassador Program Re-launch

May 17, 2016 / Pathology News
Bridging the Gap Between Patients and the Laboratory

Laura Cooling receives ASFA 2016 Lecturer Award

May 13, 2016 / Announcement
Congratulations to Laura Cooling, M.D. who was this year’s recipient of the American Society for Apheresis Lecturer Award. This award is given to a member of the society who has consistently contributed to the society as a speaker, teacher or mentor. It was announced at the ASFA 2016 meeting in Palm Springs May 4-7. Well done Laura!

Uncovering the Truth

May 5, 2016 / Newsletter
Director of Autopsy and Forensic Services, Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen, reflects on his career

Identifying shadow information technology problems in health care industry

May 4, 2016 / Announcement

Dr. Ulysses Balis, M.D.Director of Pathology Informatics, was recently quoted in CAP Todays' Newsbytes.  In the April 2016 news post, Dr. Balis advises on finding, fixing, and foiling shadow IT problems based on his experience here at UMHS.

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Pathology Laboratory Reports New Findings in the Journal Molecular Cell

May 3, 2016 / Announcement

The laboratory of Dr. Yali Dou, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, reported new findings in the article “PRDM16 suppresses MLL1r leukemia via intrinsic histone methyltransferase activity” which was published in the journal Molecular Cell on April 27th, 2016. Dr. Bo Zhou is the first author. Other co-authors from the Department include Shirley Y. Lee, Yuqing Sun, and Rajesh C. Rao. The article can be found online at: