News Archive


Grant Establishes Proteogenomics Center at U-M

June 27, 2017 / Announcement
Combining study of protein and genes will help researchers understand molecular basis of cancer.

John Harris and Dianna Banka Earn Certified Research Administrator Certification

June 23, 2017 / Pathology News
Congratulations to Finance and Administration’s, John Harris and the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology’s Dianna Banka. John and Dianna both recently passed the Certified [...]

Student in Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan's Lab Awarded NIH F30 Fellowship

June 21, 2017 / Education
Ron Siebenaler, a Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) student in Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan’s lab at the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, was awarded the highly competitive NIH F30 fellowship for work titled, Characterization of growth factor control of Argonaute 2 and RAS interaction. The purpose of this F30 award (Kirschstein-NRSA, dual-doctoral degree, predoctoral fellowship) is to enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students [...] 

Drs. Sean Li and Kristine Konopka Assume New Education Roles

June 14, 2017 / Pathology News
Dr. Sean Li will assume the role of Associate Residency Program Director on July 1, 2017 [...]
Dr. Kristine Konopka has recently been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Medical Student Clinical Clerkships in Pathology [...]

Dr. Allecia Wilson Completes Medical Education Scholars Program

June 14, 2017 / Pathology News
The Medical Education Scholars Program is an internationally acclaimed, 10-month program at the University of Michigan Medical School that provides an opportunity for select faculty to study and apply principles of medical education. The curriculum includes educational theory, application, and research.  Dr. Wilson is the new Pathology Residency Program Director, an active participant in the Forensic and Pediatric fellowship programs, and also teaches first-year medical students in the lecture hall and in small group sessions.

Understanding Pediatric Brain Cancer

June 12, 2017 / Newsletter
Dr. Sriram Venneti's lab explores the interface of metabolism, epigenetics and brain development in
order to better understand and eventually treat childhood cancer.

Team Led by Rohit Mehra, MD Publishes in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology

June 6, 2017 / Experimental Pathology
The article “Immunohistochemical evaluation of markers suggest a role for prospective FH IHC to screen cutaneous leiomyoma patients for HLRCC”, was published this month in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology (AJSP). [...]