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November 14, 2022

What Petting A Dog Can Do For Your Brain

“This is an interesting, rigorously conducted study that provides new insight into associations between human-animal interaction and regional prefrontal brain activity in healthy adults,” said Dr. Tiffany Braley, an associate professor of neurology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, who has published research on the connection between

November 9, 2022

Monoclonal Antibodies Preserve Stem Cells in Mouse Brains

A new approach to stem cell therapy that uses antibodies instead of traditional immunosuppressant drugs robustly preserves cells in mouse brains and has potential to fast-track trials in humans, a Michigan Medicine study suggests.

October 25, 2022

Symposium Highlights Emerging Influence of Toxicants in Neurologic Disease

The Presidential Symposium at the ongoing American Neurological Association 147th Annual Meeting has outlined major risks to neurological health from environmental exposures to pesticides, air pollution, synthetic materials, and more—now emerging as a major research area in neuroscience. The symposium, titled "Neurologic Dark Matter: Exploring

October 11, 2022

Breaking Free of Opioids

A neurologist shares alternative treatments for chronic pain and the importance of steering clear of opioids.

October 6, 2022

What Petting A Dog Can Do For Your Brain

On one side of the room sits the cutest life-size stuffed animal you’ve ever seen. On the other side rests a real dog — same size, shape and even the same name as the stuffed version.

September 20, 2022

Michigan Drug Discovery’s Latest Round Has Technology Focus

A new round of funding from Michigan Drug Discovery is bolstering cutting-edge drug discovery technologies at the University of Michigan. The $320,000 in funding reflects MDD’s focus on securing new tools and platforms to support drug discovery research across the university.