A multidisciplinary team at U-M has developed a VR app that simulates what it’s like to undergo an MRI. The app has the potential to alleviate patient anxiety.
Jina Sawani handles communications for several departments across Michigan Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School, including gastroenterology/digestive diseases, diabetes/endocrinology, nephrology, otolaryngology and radiology. She's passionate about fostering a sense of unity and bridging gaps between cultures through the art of storytelling. Prior to joining U-M in 2017, she worked in public affairs and political communications in Washington, D.C., and Southeastern Michigan.
An innovative, 15-year study reveals low rates of breast cancer recurrence in patients with reconstructed breast tissue, chest walls or lymph nodes.
A cutting-edge imaging strategy could significantly improve survival rates among patients at risk for liver cancer.
A federal grant has helped U-M and five other institutions launch a collaborative effort to research the common and costly complication of diabetes.