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An ongoing project to improve HPV and cervical cancer testing in low-resource settings is ready move out of a U.S. lab and into the field in India.

Professor of... more

A hospital in southern India demonstrated significant reductions in the use of antibiotics since partnering with Michigan Medicine faculty on an antibiotic stewardship program... more


A UMMS-developed online course focused on helping faculty in teaching hospitals become better instructors is quickly spreading around the world.

Associate... more

A 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner has long-term collaborations with U-M faculty who are involved in his work treating and advocating for the victims of sexual violence in his... more


While advances in genetics have revolutionized things like cancer treatment, the impact has not been universal across all areas of medicine.

The project research... more

A group of eight students from the U-M Nursing, Medical, Social Work and Pharmacy schools traveled this summer to Uganda as part of a project that combines interdisciplinary... more


Advanced genetic tests such as whole exome sequencing are expensive and out of reach for most patients and providers in low- to middle-income countries.

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With a growing number of scholarly exchanges, planned training programs and a new formal agreement, collaborations between the Pediatrics departments at Michigan Medicine and... more


Topically and geographically, this year’s student-led Sujal Symposium was bigger than ever.

This year's Sujal Symposium draw poster entries from U-M, Michigan... more

Nearly 100 of China’s top physician researchers recently visited Ann Arbor for a meeting highlighting collaborations between Michigan Medicine and Peking University Health... more


A few months into their yearlong research projects in Ghana, UMMS Psychiatry Fellows Heidi Burns and Nakita Natala are feeling right at home and moving forward with their... more


A medical student recently traveled to a remote island nation in the South Pacific for a research project and clinical observation.

Student Juan Caceres uses a... more

A partnership between Michigan Medicine and Taiwan’s large Chang Gung Memorial Hospital is advancing following a recent a delegation visit to Ann Arbor and an agreement to... more


Ten new research projects have been selected for the most recent round of funding through the University of Michigan Health System’s Joint Institute partnership with Peking... more


Dozens of UMMS-educated Chinese medical researchers returned to Ann Arbor recently for a first-of-its-kind Michigan China Biomedical Forum.

Charles B. de... more

Health inequity is too big a problem for individual disciplines – let alone individuals – to tackle alone. Meaningful progress requires teams of providers, policy makers,... more


A pair of fourth-year medical students spent much of July in Brazil learning alongside students from all over the world.

UMMS M4 Mariam Abdulghani (right... more

A Chinese physician is spending a full year at Michigan Medicine to learn nuclear cardiology techniques.

Dr. Fangfang Wang (center), a Peking University... more