News Archive

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

April 28, 2020 / Award

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 [...]


Study from Lieberman Lab Published in Acta Neuropathologica

April 28, 2020 / Publications

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 [...]


Today is Administrative Professionals Day!

April 22, 2020 / Admin Professionals

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!


Diagnostic Biomarkers Uncovered for Rare Kidney Cancer

April 21, 2020 / Experimental Pathology

Researchers have uncovered the gene signature for ChRCC.


New Study Discusses Viral Transportation in COVID-19 Pandemic

April 20, 2020 / Experimental Pathology

A new study from Dr. Rajan Dewar of the Department of Pathology has found that inactivated virus transporation should be implemented for safe transportation and handling at diagnostics laboratories.


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

April 15, 2020 / Experimental Pathology

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


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

April 14, 2020 / Experimental Pathology

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 [...]


Serendipity: Q&A with Henry Appelman, MD

April 2, 2020 / Faculty Spotlight

Notorious for his sense of humor, Dr. Henry Appelman brings colorful insight to his past and present journey as an endowed professor.