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Popular Genetics: How Learning About Our Genes Offers Both Benefits and Limitations

School of Public Health Professors Michael Boehnke, Sebastian Zöllner, and J. Scott Roberts offer their insights into the positives and negatives of the increasing availability of genetic testing, particularly when testing for diseases. July 23, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Genetics #Disease #biostatistics #Medicine #MichaelBoehnke #SebastianZöllner ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Selling Access to Human Specimens: Survey Reveals Public Attitudes

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation survey documenting public attitudes toward potential commercial use of DNA samples has found that patients should be notified of these potential uses. August 28, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Science #HealthandWellness #Genetics #biostatistics #Medicine #Privacy


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Pushing Big Data to Rapidly Advance Patient Care

Michigan Medicine department chair of learning health sciences Charles Friedman discusses the need to harness the power of technology to enable health systems to analyze data, which will ultimately improve patient care. August 30, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Technology #DataScience #healthcare #biostatistics #Medicine


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Why We Still Don’t Know How Many NFL Players Have CTE

School of Public Health Professor Bhramar Mukherjee and others publish a paper suggesting the estimate that 1 in 3 NFL players have CTE could possibly not reflect the accurate number. December 17, 2018. #5-15-mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Athletics #Science #biostatistics #PublicHealth #BhramarMukherjee


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The Conclusion of a Driving Study About Warnings Depends upon How Response Time is Defined

U-M statistics professor Paul Green co-authors a study examining if the definition of response time affects research outcomes in driving studies. October 20, 2017. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #Center for Ergonomics #Science #Society #DataScience #Automotive #biostatistics #PaulGreen


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Faster, Cheaper Gene Sequencing to Make Healthcare More Precise

College of Engineering researchers discuss the possibility of making genome sequencing as affordable as a routine medical test by using highly efficient computing. August 31, 2018. #5mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #Technology #Genetics #biostatistics #DataScience


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Genome-wide Study Identifies Genes Linked to Diverticular Disease

Michigan Medicine researchers discuss a study they recently produced investigating the genetic basis for diverticular disease, the inflammation of small, bulging pockets in the small intestine. September 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Science #Genetics #Gastroenterology #biostatistics #InternalMedicine #KellyMalcom #LilliasMaguire #ElizabethSpeliotes ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Recap: "Experiencing the Clinical Trials Transformation"

Michigan Medicine researchers hosted an "Experiencing the Clinical Trials Transformation" event that featured first-hand accounts of the new Michigan Medicine clinical trials enterprise. March 6, 2018 #5mins #OfficeofResearch #web-article #HealthandWellness #Technology #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #biostatistics