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New agreement to bring Bioinformatics students from China

A new program promises to bring top science and engineering students from China to earn an advanced degree at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Big Data, Small System: Applying macro techniques to study individual tumors

Jun Li once studied the entire world’s population by comparing the genomes of nearly 1,000 people from around the globe.

Partnership Development Grant kick-starts collaborations in China

Before last summer, Mark Peterson had never worked with anyone in China. The Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation didn’t even have any professional connections there.

Six months later, he and a Chinese colleague have a finished project, a publication, and have laid the groundwork for a long-term a partnership comparing the burden of age-related disabilities and cardiometabolic disease on the US and Chinese health systems.

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Int’l research projects lead to publications for multiple students

Several medical students are now published authors following the completion of international research projects under the guidance of Hepatology Professor and longtime student mentor Anna Suk-Fong Lok, MD.

Dr. Lok’s projects explored aspects of liver disease treatment and care and included extensive on-the-ground research in China. The resulting publications, in recent issues of Digestive Diseases & Sciences and Liver International, garnered author credits for four U-M Medical School students: Fanny Du, Jiaxin Huang, Mary Guan, and Jeremy Balch.

Doctor’s international collaboration garners rare Fulbright scholarship

A University of Michigan doctor is headed for China and U-M’s partner medical school later this year after being named a 2016 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Social Sciences.

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Call for abstracts: JI Symposium expanding to feature posters from non-med school faculty

For the first time ever, U-M faculty members beyond the medical school are invited to participate in the poster session of this year’s Joint Institute Symposium, taking place in Ann Arbor Oct. 12-14, 2016.

Register now: Event will bring China’s top researchers to U-M this fall

A contingent of medical scholars and researchers from China are headed to Ann Arbor this fall to meet with University of Michigan colleagues about shared projects with potentially big implications on both sides of the globe.

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