Charles F. Burant, M.D., Ph.D.

New Approaches in Understanding and Treating Obesity Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular and Integrative Physiology Director, U-M Metabolomics and Obesity Center Dr. Burant’s clinical and research interests are centered on metabolic diseases, including obesity, type 2 diabetes,and related metabolic disorders. His research has improved our understanding…

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Nicholas Boulis, M.D.

Developing Cellular and Molecular Therapies for the Nervous System Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology at U-M Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Emory University As a neurosurgeon, Dr. Boulis has pioneered numerous innovative approaches to deliver gene and cellulartherapies to the nervous system to keep neurons healthy in the face of neurodegenerative and functional diseasesof the…

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Theodore Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D.

Improved Targeting of Liver and Pancreas Cancer Isadore Lampe Professor Chair of Department of Radiation Oncology Dr. Lawrence has devoted his clinical and research career to developing new treatments for patients with liver and pancreas cancer. Using an approach that combines molecularly targeted drugs with functional imaging to both enhance and guide radiation therapy, he is increasing…

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David Ginsburg, M.D.

The Science Behind Blood Clotting James V. Neel Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine and Human Genetics Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Medicine Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Dr. Ginsburg’s clinical specialty is in hematology, and in the laboratory, he is studying components of the blood clotting system to understand the genes and biomolecules that control the blood-clotting…

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Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D.

New Approaches in Understanding and Treating Obesity S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology Professor of Urology Director, U-M Center for Translational Pathology Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Dr. Chinnaiyan is an expert in the clinical care of patients with cancers, particularly prostate cancer. In thelaboratory, he is using functional genomic, proteomic, and bioinformatics approaches to…

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Max S. Wicha, M.D.

Finding and Targeting Cancer Stem Cells Founding Director of U-M’s Comprehensive Cancer Center Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Internal Medicine As a clinical oncologist, Dr. Wicha has devoted his career to helping patients with cancer. His team was the firstto identify cancer stem cells in breast cancer, and he is developing new therapies that can…

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David J. Pinsky, M.D.

Harnessing Natural Vessel Defenses to Combat Stroke J. Griswold Ruth MD & Margery Hopkins Ruth Professor of Internal Medicine Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine Director, Cardiovascular Center Dr. Pinsky’s clinical practice focuses on stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, and in the laboratory, he isseeking to develop new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies to…

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Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.N.

New Hope in the Battle against ALS Russell N. DeJong professor of Neurology Director of the Taubman Institute Director of the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery Dr. Feldman is a clinical neurologist and sees patients in the U-M Neurology and ALS Clinics. She has pioneeredthe use of stem cells as a treatment for ALS…

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