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University of Michigan

Public Research university.

A top-ranked public university, the University of Michigan has a tradition of excellence in research, learning and teaching, sports and the arts, and more.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

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Details last updated 19-Dec-2019

People at University of Michigan

Jim Erickson

Science writer at University of Michigan

Mark Peterson

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Research Non-Clinical Faculty

Kao-Ping Chua

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases at University of Michigan Medical School

Olivier Jolliet

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences from University of Michigan

Elissa Welle

PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at University of Michigan

Cynthia Chestek

Associate Professor at University of Michigan

Melvyn Rubenfire

Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of preventive cardiology at University of Michigan

Catherine Shaffer

Writer, Journalist, Scientist

Jonathan Haft

Physician at University of Michigan.

Glenn Green

Professor in Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Michigan.

Scott Hollister

Professor at University of Michigan.

Max Shtein

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan.

Gary J. Fisher

Harry Helfman Professor of Molecular Dermatology at the University of Michigan.

Jennifer L. Harder

Physician-scientist, Nephrologist, Epithelial Cell Biologist and Assistant Professor at University of Michigan.

Bryan Smith

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the MSU

Daniel F. Hayes

Clinical Director of Breast Oncology Program at University of Michigan.

Haoxing Xu

Professor of Biology at University of Michigan.

Xiaoli Zhang

Lab research specialist at University of Michigan.

University of Michigan News

Our genes push for early babies, but at the cost of living shorter lives

University of Michigan - 08-Dec-2023

But don't stress, modern factors like healthcare and lifestyle have a bigger impact than genes


Hevolution Foundation allocates over $20 Million to promote aging research through HF-AGE grant program

Live Forever Club - 23-May-2023

Nine innovative projects, spread over seven US institutions, set to receive funding


Maintain your muscle strength across the lifespan to prevent age-related diseases

News Medical - 10-Nov-2022

The weaker the grip strength, the older is your biological age


Substituting 10% caloric intake to healthy food gains 48 extra minutes of life

Independent - 25-Aug-2021

Health burden in minutes of healthy life associated with the type of food


Tiny carbon fiber electrode records precise neural signals in rats

Medical Xpress - 08-Jul-2021

Novel brain implant that last years without damaging tissues


Rapamycin reduces hearing loss in aged mice but not entirely (LEAF) - 04-May-2021

Delays age-related degeneration of hearing hair cells, still need a better cure


Food odour nullifies lifespan benefits of dietary restriction in nematodes (LEAF) - 29-Apr-2021

You may have to avoid smelling, not just eating, food for CR to be effective


The role of NAD+ in resisting age-related circadian rhythm disturbance (LEAF) - 25-May-2020

Study in mice shows link between the two, could help improve sleep quality in humans


Nanoparticle that can save you from having a heart attack

Nano Magazine - 28-Jan-2020

Discovery is a promising one, and in the future, expected to reduce the risk of heart attacks


Scientists discover rapamycin's anti-ageing mechanism

Futurity - 24-May-2019

Triggers lysosomes to degrade harmful substances that collect in ageing cells


Wearable monitor detects more cancer cells than liquid biopsy

Medical News Today - 01-Apr-2019

Human trials in a few years time


The Future Of Pharmaceuticals Is Custom-Printing Drugs

Gizmodo - 28-Sep-2017

New drug custom-printing method would allow pharmacists to customise for dosage, for your own per...


$500 device has same functionality as a surgical robot

MIT Technology Review - 23-Feb-2017

FlexDex Surgical instrument capable of making small incisions and stitching in the body. Mounts ...


Translating medical breakthroughs into lifesaving technologies

Today’s Medical Development’s (TMD) - 20-Nov-2015

3D-printed tracheal splint almost completely reabsorbed by body of first child to receive one. B...


5 ways to make yourself superhuman

alphr - 18-Aug-2015

Strength, sight, health, speed and intelligence