Register for Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule Second Edition Workshops at U-M

October trainings are open to professionals who make autism assessments ANN ARBOR – Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that involves global impairments in social skills and in verbal and non-verbal communication, as well as the presence of stereotyped patterns of behaviors and interests (DSM-V). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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U-M team part of effort behind award-winning app to help track and detect manic and depressive episodes in bipolar disorder

Today, the winner was announced in a national “Mood Challenge” competition to develop mobile apps to study mood disorders using Apple’s ResearchKit. The grand prize went to a team that includes University of Michigan researchers, and is led by colleagues at the University of Illinois at Chicago, along with collaborators at Sage Bionetworks. The Mood

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Auto pioneer’s family helps U-M turn tragedy into discovery with promise to match donations up to $5M

Bipolar disorder research program newly named for Heinz C. Prechter seeks to build on a decade’s worth of scientific advances ANN ARBOR, MI – Fifty years ago this spring, entrepreneur Heinz Prechter moved his company to Detroit, to answer car buyers’ fast-growing demand for sunroofs. But even as his products brought light into more than

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U-M Department of Psychiatry Awarded Funding to Collaborate with Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana

Program will improve treatment for children and elders with mental illnesses in rural Ghana ANN ARBOR – Two University of Michigan doctors were recently awarded a Global REACH Partnership Development Grant to build workforce capacity and improve treatment for children and elders with mental illnesses in rural Ghana. Michelle Riba, M.D., professor of psychiatry, and

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Sum of your Parts

By Alex Piazza A cardiologist created a computer simulation of a patient’s blood flow using her personal medical data, helping surgeons locate the best placement of a stent to address her rare heart condition. Students and faculty collected lead testing data in Flint, Mich., along with information about the water infrastructure and condition of every

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U-M Depression Center and Frankel Cardiovascular Center Announce Center-to-Center Collaboration Grant Award Winners

Awardees to focus on mental health outcomes in a cardiovascular disease population and bipolar microtissues The U-M Depression Center and Frankel Cardiovascular Center recently announced two funding awards for their Center-to-Center (C2C) research collaborations. The C2C awards address the underlying conditions of cardiovascular and brain mood co-occurrences, allowing physicians and other clinicians to use research

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Patrick Carter, M.D., Receives MIP Scholars Award for Intervention on Violence and Alcohol Use Prevention

Congratulations to Patrick Carter, M.D., Assistant Professor within the U-M Department of Emergency Medicine who is the 2017 recipient of the Michigan Mental Health Integration Partnership (MIP) Scholars Award. The MIP Scholars Award supports U-M faculty implementing and evaluating mental health services that promote integrated care and seek to improve access to evidence-based practices for

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