Medicine at Michigan Spring 2006

Spring 2006

VOL. 8


"What did you say?"

Every part of the body deteriorates with age and the ear is no exception.

"What did you say?"

Into the Home, Into the Heart

The Family Centered Experience fashions students' empathy and...

Bridget, Jarrett and Wade Knyal welcome Nada Elbuluk and Matthew Meunier into their home.

The Long Road to Recovery

For patients who have suffered traumatic brain injury, the U-M Department...

The Long Road to Recovery


Above the Huron

When Good Genes Go Bad; The Miracle of Maia; Get the Skinny on Fat

Arul Chinnaiyan and Scott Tomlins

Class Notes

Updates from U-M alumni

Hall of Honor inductees Melvin Figley, Herbert Sloan, Frederick Neidhardt, Hamilton Smith, Michael Savageau, William Martel, Minor Coon and William Hubbard.

Fifty Years of Human Genetics at Michigan

Department's Anniversary Celebrates the Past and Future of the...

James Neel in 1998

Focus on Philanthropy

Re-Creating Mott; 'To Help All Children'; Conquering the Scourge...

An illustration from HKS Architects shows the new 1.1-million-square-foot C.S. Mott Children’s and Women’s Hospitals

From the Dean

For those volunteers who welcome students openly into their lives, we at...

Allen S. Lichter

In the LImelight

Highlights for U-M Medical School alumni and faculty

William and Ann Herman (center) with daughter, Carly and son, Benjamin


Readers letters to the editor

The 5-story atrium of the U-M Medical School’s Biomedical Science Research Building was aglow for festivities dedicating the building on February 9. Addressing the more than 300 guests at the gala opening, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm declared, “This facility is a gift to the state, which hopes to diversify. It is our signature on the books of history. Let’s go forth and write some amazing chapters.”

Lifting the Burden …

Realizing the Dream

Looking Back

University Hospital Turns 20

The University Hospital construction site in 1981, looking southwest, with C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Old Main in the background

Message from the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs

The Replacement Hospital Project was a monumental undertaking to bring...

Robert P. Kelch


"This is important to know..."...

Jaffer Odeh, from Stockbridge, Michigan, is a member of the Class of 2007.

Moving to Recovery

A Pioneering Doctor who treated Christopher Reeve says exercise may be the...

John McDonald