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Jim Harbaugh meets with scientists at Michigan Stadium

October 30, 2018 / Events

On Sunday, October 21, Jim Harbaugh, head coach of University of Michigan football, greeted 125 surprised attendees of the Pathology Investigators, Students and Academicians (PISA) Conference being hosted by the University of Michigan at the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building in Ann Arbor. PISA attendees [...]


Pediatric Pathologists meet in Ann Arbor for SPP’s Fall Meeting

October 29, 2018 / Events

Over 100 pathologists traveled from as far as Israel and Singapore traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan for this year’s Society for Pediatric Pathology 2018 Fall Meeting. Hosted by the University of Michigan at the Graduate Hotel, guests [...]


Drs. Rabah and Heider Play Instrumental Role in International Meeting

October 25, 2018 / Faculty

Pediatric Pathologists, Dr. Raja Rabah and Dr. Amer Heider, traveled to Jordan for the XXXII Congress of the International Academy of Pathology (IAP) and the XXX Congress of the [...]


Renovation to Rogel Cancer Center Blood Draw Station Improves Patient Experience

October 23, 2018 / Clinical Pathology

The Department of Pathology’s blood draw station at the Rogel Cancer Center has been renovated to improve the patient experience. Prior to the renovation, the average wait time was over [...]


Flu Vaccine Required by December 1st

October 23, 2018 / Announcement

Michigan Medicine is committed to the safest possible environment for employees, patients, and their families. All Michigan Medicine staff, faculty, trainees, contract personnel, vendors, and volunteers must receive an influenza vaccine [...]


Dermpath Faculty contribute to New Edition of WHO Textbook

October 22, 2018 / Anatomic Pathology

The Fourth Edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Skin Tumours has been released. Edited by David E. Elder, Daniela Massi, Richard A. Scolyer, and Rein Willemze, the book contains content contributed by the Department of Pathology’s [...]


Steven Kunkel, PhD, appointed as Interim Executive Vice Dean for Research and Chief Scientific Officer

October 19, 2018 / Announcement

The board of regents has appointed Steven Kunkel, PhD, as the interim executive vice dean for research and chief scientific officer [...]


Team Led by Dr. Rohit Mehra discovers New Diagnostic Biomarker for Kidney Cancer

October 11, 2018 / Experimental Pathology

A recent collaborative study out of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology (MCTP) has led to new insight into kidney cancer. The resulting paper, VSTM2A Overexpression is a Sensitive and Specific Biomarker for [...]


Careers in Pathology: Dr. Taeko Noah

October 10, 2018 / Video

In this episode of Careers in Pathology, Dr. Taeko Noah talks about her work in the Hogan Lab researching food allergies. Dr. Noah is a cellular biologist working as a Research Scientist in Pathology, studying how food crosses the intestinal epithelium to trigger allergic reactions.

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Dr. Udager receives Grant from U-M Prostate SPORE

October 9, 2018 / Anatomic Pathology

The University of Michigan SPORE in Prostate Cancer has awarded Aaron Udager, MD, PhD, with a two-year Prostate SPORE Career Enhancement Program (CEP) grant of $60,00 per year. The Department of Pathology will contribute matching funds of another [...]


Work from the Dou and Dressler Labs highlighted in Cancer Cell

October 9, 2018 / Research

The laboratories of Dr. Yali Dou and Dr. Gregory Dressler have collaborated with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health, the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Indiana University to publish HOXA9 Reprograms the [...]


Research from the Kim Lab published in Nature Communications

October 4, 2018 / Experimental Pathology

The laboratory of Dr. Chang Kim, along with colleagues from Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine, has published in Nature [...]


New Mechanism in Aggressive Breast Cancer Discovered

October 3, 2018 / Experimental Pathology

A collaboration out of the Molecular and Cellular Pathology graduate program could lead to new treatment strategies.


Careers in Pathology: Dr. Scott Owens

October 3, 2018 / Video

In our first episode of Careers in Pathology (#CareersinPathology), Dr. Scott Owens talks about his different roles in the University of Michigan Department of Pathology as a gastrointestinal pathologist, Director of the Division of Quality and Health Improvement, and medical school educator. 

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