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Gene Therapy: Medicine’s Ultimate Frontier

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Science #Health/Wellness #Genetics #Cancer #Medicine #OLLI

 12-06-2019 | 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM ET


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Genes for Good: Harnessing the Power of Facebook to Study a Large, Diverse Genetic Pool

School of Public Health professor Gonçalo Abecasis conducts research using Facebook's vast user base to make genetic predictions and gather genetic information. June 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #HealthandWellness #SocialMedia #Genetics


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Massive Sequencing Study Links Rare DNA Alterations to Type 2 Diabetes

Michigan Scientists conduct groundbreaking research identifying new genetic targets for disease research and developing potential drug solutions for Type 2 Diabetes. May 22, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Diabetes #Genetics #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #MichaelBoehnke ​​​​​​​​​​


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An Interactive Website Boosts Genetic Testing Knowledge in Breast Cancer Patients

U-M Rogel Cancer Center develops an interactive website called iCanDecide to help newly diagnosed breast cancer patients make informed decisions about genetic testing. October 25, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #RogelCancerCenter #HealthandWellness #Genetics #Cancer #SarahTHawley #MicheleGornick #JessicaWebsterSendra ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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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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New Insights on Sperm Production Lay Groundwork for Solving Male Infertility

U-M Assistant Professor of Human Genetics Sue Hammoud discusses her research exploring the biology behind sperm development. Her research ultimately aims to help couples who are currently suffering from male infertility. August 24, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Sexuality #FamilyMedicine #Genetics #JunLi #KellyMalcom ​​​​​​​​​​


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Older Adults Have High Interest in Genetic Testing — and Some Reservations

Michigan Medicine Professor of Internal Medicine Preeti Malani discusses older adults' attitudes on genetic testing and how this affects their overall health outcomes. October 1, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Genetics #Family


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A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Prematurity: The Artificial Placenta

Michigan Medicine's George Mychaliska presents new clinical research findings that could revolutionize the treatment of extreme prematurity in human infants. June 22, 2018. #Featured #FeaturedHealth #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Genetics #Surgery #Pediatrics ​​


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Clues to Aging Found in Stem Cells’ Genomes

U-M Life Sciences Institute Expert Yukiko Yamashita discusses how yeast and fruit flies may help decode how human cells age. February 13, 2018. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #HealthandWellness #Genetics #Biology #Microbiology ...


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Overcoming a Major Barrier to Developing Liquid Biopsies

Michigan Medicine Experts Muneesh Tewari et al. led labs across the US and Netherlands in creating a standardized method of RNA sequencing in bodily fluids. July 16, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #RogelCancerCenter #Science #HealthandWellness #Disease #Genetics #Biology #Cancer #MuneeshTewari #MariaDGiraldez #NicoleFawcett ​​​​​​​​​​​​​