Pathology News Archive: April 2020

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Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD, elected to the National Academy of Science

Congratulations to Arul M. Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD, on his election to the National Academy of Science!  Chinnaiyan is an investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology, American Cancer Society Research Professor, and director, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor [...]

April 28 2020

Study from Lieberman Lab Published in Acta Neuropathologica

 

A new study from the Andrew Lieberman Laboratory’s Samir Nath, et al, has discovered that MEF2 impairment underlies skeletal muscle atrophy in polyglutamine disease.

Kennedy’s Disease, also known as Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy (SBMA), is a disease caused by an inherited gene mutation that results in muscle and brain cell dysfunction. Patients progressively lose muscle mass until they are unable to walk without assistance. Ultimately [...]

April 28 2020

Today is Administrative Professionals Day!

Today is Administrative Professionals Day.  A day to honor all of our amazing Admins who undergird our missions and ensure everything runs smoothly.   Thank you for all that you do!

April 22 2020
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Diagnostic Biomarkers Uncovered for Rare Kidney Cancer

Researchers have uncovered the gene signature for ChRCC.

April 21 2020

New Study Finds Inhibition of Uric Acid or IL-1β Ameliorates Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immunopathology and Development of Asthma

The study details research surrounding Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) among infants.

April 15 2020

New Study Finds Resolvin E1 is a Pro-repair Molecule that Promotes Intestinal Epithelial Wound Healing

Resolvin E1 (RvE1), a lipid derived from Omega-3 fatty acids, is a pro-repair molecule that promotes healing of intestinal wounds according to a recent study published in PNAS as a collaborative project between The Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School and [...]

April 14 2020