Donated tumor tissue from a 5-year-old brain cancer patient uncovers the key and early role of a less-understood genetic mutation in the cancer’s fatal course.
Mostafavi covers communications for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. She leads media relations and helps coordinate social media content related to children’s and women’s health topics. Prior to joining the U-M Health System in 2012, Mostafavi spent 10 years as a journalist.
Michigan Medicine is the only treatment center in Michigan and one of several dozen sites in the country to offer CAR T-cell immune-therapy for treating childhood leukemia.
Data show that the majority of neonatal epilepsy is linked to identifiable genetic causes, which may help guide treatment and family genetic counseling.
States that allow doctors to treat a patient’s sexual partner without an in-person visit may find more success lowering rates of sexually transmitted diseases.
Even in low amounts, interruptions to parent-child time caused by digital technology are associated with greater child behavior problems, a new study suggests.
The number of women receiving immediate postpartum IUDs or implants has increased dramatically in recent years. But research shows access to such services is unequal.