Pathology News Archive: October 2019

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PCR-based TERT Promoter Assays Aid in Bladder Cancer Diagnosis

Our department's clinical resident Alex Taylor, MD, joined postdoctoral fellow Rahul Mannon, PhD, and other researchers from the Department of Pathology and the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, who found that patients with a long-standing history of prostate cancer and other prostatic issues can find difficulty [...]

October 30 2019

Faculty and Trainees Work to Understand Therapy-Resistant Malignancies

Two Michigan Medicine Fellows, Caroline Simon, MD, and Stephanie Skala, MD, (who recently joined the Department of Pathology as faculty), joined colleagues from the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, in a research study published in Diagnostic Pathology dated October 21, 2019 [...]

October 30 2019

Plan to Attend!

Plan to Attend Quality Month Presentations:  October 22 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm in the NCRC Dining Hall.  We look forward to you stopping by to view the six posters presented by members of Pathology.

October 21 2019

Gabriel Nuñez, M.D. Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Dr. Gabriel Nuñez, the Paul de Kruif Endowed Professor of Pathology, is one of the newest members of the National Academy of Medicine. The Nuñez laboratory has made ground-breaking discoveries in the field of [...]

October 21 2019
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A Fundamental Passion

Bryan Betz, PhD, was inspired by his late wife, Sharon, to pursue a career in clinical diagnostics.

October 18 2019

UM Announces $10M Gift for Global Health Equity

The University of Michigan announced today a gift of $10M from Dr. Tadataka Yamada and Leslie Yamada to create a new U-M-wide Center for Global Health Equity. The Department of Pathology’s own Dr. Lee Schroeder has focused his career on global health, in particular, developing the essential diagnostics list for developing countries, understanding the current landscape within these countries, and finding the most efficient ways to improve access [...]

October 17 2019
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Cancer Patients Want to Pull Back the Curtain on Pathology

Speaking directly with a pathologist could help patients better understand their diagnosis and feel empowered, a survey of patient sentiment finds.

October 10 2019
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A Blank Canvas

A look at the artists behind the artwork hung in the newly renovated facility.

October 1 2019