Scientists at the University of Michigan are studying protein degradation in pancreatic beta cells to better understand diabetes at the molecular level.
Kylie O’Brien covers communications for several departments within U-M Health System, including MedSport, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Survival Flight, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent the past five years working in healthcare communications and public relations.
Cutting-edge patient-centered “smart tests” will allow clinicians to evaluate specific quality of life concerns for individuals with Huntington’s disease.
Investigating a country’s alcohol-associated injury rate — and the groups most at risk — can help improve emergency care and inform public health policy, a U-M expert says.
Investigators are gathering to support technical developments, and translational and clinical research, for use in the critical hours just after TBIs occur.
The use of an internationally banned substance can end a pro athlete’s career. But this doesn’t mean that, when safely administered, all banned compounds lack medical merit.
A new journal article explains how crowdsourcing platforms, such as Amazon Mechanical Turk, can help find research subjects, even from rare populations.