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Akil receives national award for outstanding research

Akil receives national award for outstanding research

November 4, 2013

November 2, 2013 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A neuroscientist who probes the intersection between brain biology and mental health, and a physician who has led national health care change for decades, today received top national awards for their achievements. Both are leaders at the University of Michigan Health System, and faculty at the U-M

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Assessing the use of medical marijuana

Assessing the use of medical marijuana

May 28, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Across the country, patients use marijuana in hopes that it will ease the symptoms of conditions such as cancer, seizures, glaucoma and pain. Twenty states and the District of Columbia

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Personality and placebo response

Personality and placebo response

November 15, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Are you good at coping when life gets tough? Do people call you a straight-shooter? Will you help others without expecting anything in return? Those personality traits might do more than help you win a popularity contest. According to new University of Michigan-led neuroscience

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