BioSocial Methods Seminar: "Improving the classification of psychiatric disorders through genetics and genomics"

Mon, February 23, 2015 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Institute for Social Research, Room 426

426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI

Classification, research and treatment of psychiatric disorders is challenged by their tremendous heterogeneity. Advances in functional genomics provide an opportunity to refine the classification of behavior based on intrinsic biological mechanisms...

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Ending the Legal Prohibition against Compensating Kidney Donors

Thu, March 5, 2015 9:00 am to 10:00 am

School of Public Health – SPH I

Room 3755

1415 Washington Heights

Philip J. Held, Ph.D., has a notable record as a builder and nourisher of medical research projects and organizations. Under Dr. Held's tenure as Principal Investigator, the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) was founded and operated...

Outcomes and Real World Impacts of a Trial Integrating Physical Activity Counseling Into Primary Care

Mon, June 1, 2015 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)

Building 10, South Atrium

2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Michelle Fortier will present results from the Physical Activity Counselling (PAC) trial that involved the integration of a kinesiologist to promote patient physical activity. She will discuss impacts of this trial such as the emergence of the...

CanSORT Seminar - "The Next Generation of Breast Cancer Genetics: Towards Personalized Risk Reduction"

Wed, March 11, 2015 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

3206 U-M Cancer Center

Hosted by: Lisa A. Newman, M.D., M.P.H. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan...

Jerome B. Wiesner Symposium: "Strengthening the Roles of Universities in National Science Policymaking: Education, Research, and Engagement"

Mon, March 30, 2015 8:30 am to Tue, March 31, 2015 12:30 pm

Rackham Building
Amphitheatre, Fourth Floor

Science and technology are at the heart of many of the most pressing challenges facing society today, including climate change, health care, energy, national security, economic competitiveness, and a variety of social issues. Over the last several...

Newborn Screening: The Cost of Delays

Tue, March 31, 2015 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Palmer Commons
Forum Hall, 4th Floor 100 Washtenaw Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Free and Open to the Public Join Ellen Gabler, journalist and 2013 Livingston Award winner, for a panel discussion on how to improve newborn screening and the role of hospitals, institutions and public policy in the process. Other panelists include...

Palliative care and the surgeon: an oxymoron or just good medicine?

Wed, May 13, 2015 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine

University of Michigan

2800 Plymouth Road

NCRC, Building 16, B004E

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800

CBSSM sponsors twice-monthly seminars on a variety of topics related to bioethics and social sciences, beginning at 3:00 and concluding at 4:00. Seminars are scheduled to take place at NCRC, Building 16, Room 266C, unless otherwise noted.