Year-round pitching can lead to devastating injuries for baseball players. A Michigan Medicine orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon and researcher explains why research on the subject is valuable to athletes of any sport.
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.
A Michigan Medicine researcher teamed up with colleagues in China to investigate muscular strength as a predictor of metabolic disorders and physical disabilities.
Michigan Medicine researchers examined how a clinical trial on one drug’s efficacy affected its use in ambulances across the country.
Researchers investigated the scarring process in the lungs of recent lung transplant patients in hopes of finding novel therapies to stop this dangerous process that leads to graft failure.
A recent survey found that a majority of doctors who are not foot specialists don’t know enough about a rare form of foot damage, which can lead to significant disability in patients.