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July 15, 2024

Neuropathy Research Covered Nationwide

Television stations nationwide covered neuropathy research by Andrea and Lawrence A. Wolfe Research Professor of Neurology Melissa Elafros, M.D., Ph.D., based in Flint, MI.

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July 11, 2024

Blood Fat Linked to Neuropathy

Neurology published findings from an international group of scientists, including Brian Callaghan, M.D., M.S., that linked blood fatty acid levels to neuropathy.

July 3, 2024

The Andrea and Lawrence A. Wolfe Research Professorship

In June, the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies celebrated the generosity of two remarkable donors, Andi and Larry Wolfe, and the installation of Melissa Elafros, M.D., Ph.D., as the inaugural Andrea and Lawrence A. Wolfe Research Professor at a ceremony and reception on the Michigan Medicine campus.

June 19, 2024

Living with ALS: A New National Report

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., was part of a committee put together by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) to identify and recommend key actions for the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to undertake to make ALS a livable disease within a decade.

June 14, 2024

Appreciating Our Fathers

In honor of Father's Day, some in our lab shared what their fathers taught them and the impact they made.

June 10, 2024

Dr. Feldman Named 2024 WIELD Trailblazer

Women Inspiring and Elevating Leadership in Diabetes (WIELD) named Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., as a woman shaping diabetes and metabolism research and care.

June 7, 2024

Exploring Leadership Experiences of Clinician-Scientists

A multi-institutional group of research leaders sought to understand the experience and perceptions of mid-career to senior clinician-scientists in academic medicine who have pursued, achieved, or rejected leadership roles in their organizations and how they believe these decisions impacted their overall career paths.

June 4, 2024

Nanoplastics and ALS

A new study examines how tiny plastic particles can harm the body and their possible link to ALS.

May 13, 2024

Neuropathy Research Covered by U.S. News and Many More

Research by Andrea and Lawrence A. Wolfe Research Professor Melissa Elafros, M.D., Ph.D., found that though it is a widespread disorder, neuropathy often goes undiagnosed, new research shows, leaving many people at risk of falls, infection, and even amputation.

May 13, 2024

Dr. Feldman talks ALS on WCMU Radio

For ALS Awareness Month, WCMU radio spoke to Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., about the latest on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

May 9, 2024

Neuropathy common, and mostly undiagnosed

Michigan Medicine's Health Lab covered research by Andrea and Lawrence A. Wolfe Research Professor of Neurology Melissa Elafros, M.D., Ph.D., that was published in Neurology .

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May 6, 2024

The Impact of ALS

In honor of ALS Awareness Month, the team and supporters of the ALS Center of Excellence shared their takes on the impact of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).