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Picnic at Wiard's Orchard

September 30, 2019 / Events

Members of the Department of Pathology and their families gathered for a picnic at Wiard's Orchard in Ypsilanti on Sunday, September 15th [...]


Steven L. Kunkel, PhD, Appointed Permanent Executive Vice Dean for Research and Chief Scientific Officer

September 26, 2019 / Announcement

Congratulations to Steven L. Kunkel, PhD, on his appointment as the executive vice dean for research and chief scientific officer of the University of Michigan Medical School, effective September 1, 2019, following a nationwide search for the best candidate.  Kunkel previously served [...]


Dr. Laurie McCauley Receives Krane Award

September 23, 2019 / Announcement

Laurie McCauley, DDS, MS, PhD, received the 2019 Stephen M. Krane Award on September 20th, 2019. The American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) gives the award in recognition of outstanding achievements in basic, translational, or clinical research in inflammation and/or skeletal matric biology [...]


Dr. Surinder Kumar Receives The Pablove Foundation Childhood Cancer Research Grant

September 18, 2019 / Cancer Research

Surinder Kumar, Ph.D., has received The Pablove Foundation Childhood Cancer Research Grant for his proposal entitled “The sirtuin SIRT5 as a novel therapeutic target for Ewing’s Sarcoma” [...]


Making Sense Out of Tragedy

September 17, 2019 / Philanthropy

A gift from the Silver Family Foundation is funding research at Michigan Medicine.

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 17, 2019 / Cancer

Every year in the United States, nearly 3 million men hear the words, “You have prostate cancer.” That is 1 in 9 men each year.  The word “cancer” triggers an immediate response in most people…fear, worry about family, denial, and often an increased awareness of one’s mortality. [...]


Raising the Voices of Pathology Postdocs

September 13, 2019 / Announcement

In November 2018, postdoctoral fellow Jay Vornhagen, PhD, was appointed as the first Department of Pathology Medical School Postdoctoral Trainee Senator.  The Medical School Postdoctoral Trainee Senate is a volunteer organization [...]


Navigating Change

September 9, 2019 / Insidepath

The Department of Pathology embraces the future while navigating through multiple changes as it settles into its new laboratory home.


Study led by McMullen and Chan published in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology

September 6, 2019 / Anatomic Pathology

A study by Drs. Emily McMullen, Paul Harms, Lori Lowe, Doug Fullen, and May Chan is published in the September issue of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology (AJSP). Calciphylaxis is a dermatologic emergency where an accurate and timely diagnosis is crucial but [...]


Essential Answers

September 6, 2019 / Patient And Families

When Kasey Hilton was 19 weeks pregnant, she and her husband, Mike, visited U-M Midwives for their first ultrasound. Not knowing what to expect, the couple wasn’t concerned when a doctor was called into the room. Then, everything changed [...]


New Autopsy and Forensic Services Leaders Announced

September 5, 2019 / Announcement

Drs. Wilson and Hlavaty take on new roles beginning January 1, 2020.


Paying Attention to the Details

September 3, 2019 / Faculty Spotlight

For Omar Rayes, MD, accepting a faculty position in Michigan feels like coming home. Born in Damascus, Syria, Rayes moved to Cincinnati after medical school. He did a year of research at Cincinnati Children’s hospital before embracing life in Michigan during his [...]