Researchers find that a protein in the skin of patients with lupus enables staph bacteria to stick to their skin.
Kylie Urban is a senior public relations representative for Michigan Medicine where she provides external communications and media relations consult for Michigan Medicine’s musculoskeletal care areas, including the Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center, orthopaedics, physical medicine & rehabilitation and rheumatology, as well as emergency medicine. 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 her career thus far working in healthcare communications.
To encourage medical students who are underrepresented in medicine to enter highly competitive specialties, two Michigan Medicine specialties have made a partnership with a national organization that offers hand
Head-to-Head Comparison Finds Three Anti-Seizure Drugs Equally Effective for Severe Form of Epilepsy
A new clinical trial in the emergency department finds no difference in efficacy or adverse effects of three commonly used treatments for patients with refractory status epilepticus.
A new nationwide clinical trial hopes to discover if patients that experience cardiac arrest survive more often and have a better recovery based on how long they have their body temperature cooled.
A new study finds nearly one in three adults with lupus use prescription opioids to manage pain, despite a lack of evidence that opioids are effective for reducing pain from rheumatic diseases.
Researchers hope the innovations and treatments they are currently investigating will be able to help patients with a traumatic brain injury in the future.