Academic research has long been characterized by silos and protective instincts.
Congenital Heart Disease
Study shows simple communication tool helps triple the number of babies with congenital heart conditions who experience family bonding before medical interventions.
Therapeutic intervention may reduce maternal stress and improve coping and family relationships after parents learn their baby has a congenital heart disease.
Researchers report a key protein is affected during heart valve formation, in the first genomewide study of bicuspid aortic valve.
Researchers are glad to see public attention on health policy and congenital conditions. But they say more can be done to help these kids — and the adults they become.
In light of advancing fetal diagnostic capabilities, a team of U-M physicians is working to improve the decision-making process for families facing complex decisions about their unborn child’s care.