Media report January 2009

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Cancer Center

01/23/09: Rush Lake Polar Plunge to benefit young cancer patients
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

01/18/09: Face of Cancer
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

01/18/09: Face of Cancer
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Margaret Nowak  

01/15/09: University of Michigan gets $8 million grant for cancer programs
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

01/06/09: Bad, bad belly fat susceptible to exercise
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

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Cell & Developmental Biology

01/23/09: Stem Cell Breakthrough
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

01/07/09: Stem Cell News Brief
Outlet: WDET-FM (Detroit Public Radio)
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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Children's Hospital

01/06/09: How to treat cold and flu in kids
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Esther Yoon
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Depression Center

01/14/09: Mothers' depression goes under spotlight
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

01/13/09: With Depression, Vets Face Higher Suicide Risk
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Maricia Valenstein
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01/12/09: With Depression, Vets Face Higher Suicide Risk
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Marcia Valenstein
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General Medicine

01/05/09: Skimping on healthcare can be costly
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: A. Mark Fendrick
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Human Genetics

01/11/09: New Technology For Detecting Gene Fusions Opens Field ...
Outlet: Science Daily  

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Internal Medicine

01/07/09: New hope for failed obesity drug
Outlet: Boston Globe  

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Molecular and Integrative Physiology

01/19/09: Other Voices: U-M can take the lead in combating disease
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: John Prensner & Maggie Kober  

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01/16/09: Cancer center gets grant
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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01/15/09: U-M gets $8 million cancer research grant
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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01/14/09: U-M received $8 million grant for Cancer Communications research
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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01/03/09: Democrats Weigh Methods for Ending Stem Cell Ban
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Sean J. Morrison  

01/02/09: let's start the new year with lots of cheer
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

01/02/09: Watching your calories
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

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Otolaryngology

01/07/09: Oral Cancer Story
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Douglas Chepeha
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Pathology

01/07/09: Protein discovered to repair DNA
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: David Ferguson
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01/06/09: Protein's Essential Role In Repairing Damaged Cells
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: David O. Ferguson
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

01/19/09: UM tests child seizure drugs; WSU reports on war disorders
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Rachel Stanley  

01/14/09: Cold Relief for Kids Under Six
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Esther Yoon
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01/14/09: Cold Relief for Kids Under Six
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Esther Yoon  

01/14/09: Relief for children with colds
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Esther Yoon  

01/07/09: Caution Urged When Giving Kids Cold And Flu Medications
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Esther Yoon
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Psychiatry

01/22/09: Decide for Me When I Can't, Most People Say
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Scott Y. H. Kim
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01/22/09: Vets return from war to fight battle with depression
Outlet: The Inland Echo
Contributing Faculty: Marcia Valenstein
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01/19/09: Minds on The Edge
Outlet: Time
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Silk  

01/14/09: Most Support Alzheimer's Research Based On Family
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Scott Y. H. Kim
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01/09/09: STUDIES: Vets' injuries examined
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Jane Spinner
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01/09/09: U-M to study veterans' brain injuries
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Jane Spinner
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01/08/09: U-M to study veterans' brain injuries
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Jane Spinner
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01/05/09: VA suicide risk highest in first 12 weeks
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Marcia Valenstein
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Radiology

01/22/09: University of Michigan professor wins Japan Prize
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: David Kuhl
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01/20/09: 2 American Scientists Receive Japan Prize Awards for 2009
Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education
Contributing Faculty: David E. Kuhl
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01/16/09: U-M radiology professor earns Japan Prize for research
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: David E. Kuhl
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Surgery

01/15/09: U-M surgical training experiments on dogs blasted
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)  

01/14/09: U-M's surgical training experiments on dogs blasted
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Richard Burney
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01/12/09: Transplant limits face review
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

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U-M Health System Administration

01/27/09: U-M nets record $3.1 billion in fund-raising campaign
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

01/19/09: Web site helps patients' families, medical providers
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

01/16/09: Recreation-Events Calendar: Rush Lake Polar Bear Plunge
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

01/11/09: Conquering Financial Fears, Rationally
Outlet: New York Times  

01/10/09: Top doc tussle goes local
Outlet: Detroit News  

01/09/09: Tough times mean more help from hospitals
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

01/08/09: STUDIES: Vets' injuries examined
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

01/08/09: Surgeon General: Sanjay Gupta
Outlet: Time  

01/07/09: Busy Gupta Performs Brain Surgery, Reports for CNN
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne  

01/07/09: CNN Medical Reporter Tops Obama List for Post
Outlet: New York Times  

01/07/09: CNN's Gupta tops surgeon general list
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Karin Muraszko  

01/07/09: CNN's Sanjay Gupta Is Approached for Surgeon General ...
Outlet: New York Times  

01/07/09: Dr. Sanjay Gupta may be named surgeon general
Outlet: Seattle Times  

01/07/09: Dr. Sanjay Gupta may be named surgeon general
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)  

01/07/09: Dr. Sanjay Gupta may be named surgeon general
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

01/07/09: Gupta in line for surgeon general
Outlet: Detroit News  

01/07/09: Gupta in line for surgeon general
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

01/07/09: In Transition Surgeon General
Outlet: Washington Post  

01/07/09: Michigan's Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN fame chosen for ...
Outlet: Detroit News  

01/07/09: Obama Eyeing CNN's Gupta For Surgeon General?
Outlet: NPR  

01/07/09: Tough times mean more help from hospitals
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

01/06/09: CNN: Gupta approached about surgeon general post
Outlet: Detroit News  

01/06/09: CNNs Gupta Approached About Surgeon General Post
Outlet: New York Times  

01/06/09: CNNs Sanjay Gupta Is Approached for Surgeon General
Outlet: New York Times  

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U-M Hospital Administration

01/05/09: Bugs in Your Food
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: James L. Baldwin  

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U-M Medical School Administration

01/14/09: University of Michigan Medical School Received $301 Million in Research funding
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
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Urology

01/15/09: Family Docs Do Colonoscopies Safely
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Masahito JImbo
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01/14/09: UM Medical School Received $301 Million in Research funding
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
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01/13/09: Gene Fusions May Drive Certain Cancers
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Arul Chinnaiyan
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01/13/09: Left Behind in Prostate Cancer Screening
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: David C. Miller
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Cancer Center
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Depression Center
General Medicine
Human Genetics
Internal Medicine
Molecular and Integrative Physiology
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Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Psychiatry
Radiology
Surgery
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Medical School Administration
Urology