How a recently identified defensive compound called itaconate tricks the bacteria behind tuberculosis.
Kelly Malcom is the lead research communicator for Michigan Medicine. She promotes the work of the U-M basic science departments and the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation via various channels. She has more than 15 years of experience in strategic communications, marketing, and health and science writing.
Michigan Medicine researchers find genes that help maintain the 50-50 balance between male and female offspring.
The lung stiffness and scarring characteristic of this rare disease may be linked to environmental gene alterations.
Getting rid of the nose-holding component of a fart takes precedence within our guts.
Michigan Medicine researchers determine that receptors inside heart cells could be targets for better beta blockers.
In a feat of biomedical engineering, researchers create model embryos that could be used to study the mysterious stages of early human development.