Michigan Medicine researchers found bones age in very different ways, setting the groundwork for new ways to identify women at risk of bone fractures far in advance.
Urban is a senior public relations representative for Michigan Medicine where she provides external communications and media relations consult for the Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center, Departments of Orthopaedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Surgery and Emergency Medicine, as well as the Transplant Center and Survival Flight. 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.
When assessing an older person’s fall risk, brain processing speed matters, U-M researchers found. Which is why they invented a device for bedside use to measure that speed.
After the state partially repealed its universal motorcycle helmet law in 2012, U-M researchers examined how the new law is impacting helmet use and rider safety.
Scientists at the University of Michigan are studying protein degradation in pancreatic beta cells to better understand diabetes at the molecular level.
Cutting-edge patient-centered “smart tests” will allow clinicians to evaluate specific quality of life concerns for individuals with Huntington’s disease.