New research explores stem cells in the rotator cuff in hopes of understanding why fatty accumulation happens at the tear site, instead of proper muscle healing.
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A laboratory-created microscopic network of fibers helped researchers understand how white blood cells capture and even kill bacteria, offering insight into the effectiveness of antibiotics in the future.
Two recently awarded grants hope to help women with physical disabilities determine whether or not to become pregnant and reduce the associated stigma.
A new and novel outcome measure is being used to determine effectiveness of new scleroderma treatments. Learn how Michigan Medicine is leading the way.
Treatment based on brain tissue oxygen levels might help patients have better recoveries. A new clinical coordinating center will help researchers find out.
A $4.3 million grant will help establish a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at the U-M and Michigan Medicine. Learn more about the collaborative effort.