Medicine at Michigan Fall 2005

Fall 2005

VOL. 7


A Bridge to the Future

Clinic meets lab as transitional research advances blood and marrow...

Lisa Harvey had an opportunity to visit with Gregory Yanik on the second anniversary of her remission

An Artistic Perspective on Life

Life not only imitates art ... sometimes life is art.

Rosebud Kidney

Six Thousand Four Hundred Miles from Home

The Japanese Family Health Program Illustrates the Challenges — and great...

Six Thousand Four Hundred Miles from Home

The Lifelong Importance of Mentors

Encouraging the Heart



Above the Huron

Biomedical Applications; Cardiac Stretch; Colon Cancer Screening

When it comes to fighting cancer, Jim Baker is positive about nanotechnology’s potential to fundamentally change the way physicians treat the disease.

Class Notes

Updates from U-M alumni

Dean Lichter (center) with alumni and friends at the Reunion tailgate

Dean's Faculty Awards 2005

At a gala dinner at the Michigan Union on November 10, the following...

Sally Camper; Second row: Rodney Hayward, Jonathan Rubin, Thomas Gelehrter, James Sisson, Mark Kaminski; Third row: Susan Blaisdell (Staff Member of the Year), Sheila Gahagan; Back row: Lazar Greenfield, Gilbert Upchurch Jr., John McGillicuddy, Lindsay Graham (Administrator of the Year), Ormond MacDougald. (Not pictured: W. Joseph McCune, Arul Chinnaiyan)

From the Dean

The common thread that runs throughout everything we do ... is the talent...

In a Spirit of Giving...

Building a Better World

In a Spirit of Giving

In Print

Books and Journals Written or Edited by Medical School Faculty

In the Limelight

Highlights for U-M Medical School alumni and faculty

Horace W. Davenport

Looking Back

Pioneering the Pacemaker in Michigan

Medtronic Pacemaker used to pace the heart of a female patient from August 1960 to April 1961.

Message from the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs

It is at the level of individuals — physicians and researchers, faculty...


“That’s what I want to do with my life —bring the knowledge back — and...

Merav BenDavid