for healthier lives
Learn about important COVID research by Precision Health faculty, ways we are connecting with our participant community, how we are addressing issues such as health disparity, and the progress each of our workgroups made in 2020.
Sriram Chandrasekaran, PhD—an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a 2018 Precision Health Investigator—has been named one of “35 Innovators Under 35” in MIT’s Technology Review, for his work using AI to identify effective drug combinations for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
A study in Pediatrics finds that half of pediatric opioid prescriptions are high risk, and the top 5% of prescribers account for half of opioid prescriptions and high-risk prescriptions to children and young adults. Precision Health members Chad Brummett and Amy Bohnert co-authored the study.
Sebastian Zöllner Named Precision Health Co-Director
Effective July 1, 2021, Sebastian Zöllner became Co-Director of Precision Health at the University of Michigan. Zöllner, a professor of Biostatistics at the School of Public Health and of Psychiatry… more
Scholars Award leads to publications, grant for psoriasis/T2D research
In 2019, Matthew Patrick, MEng, PhD—a research investigator in dermatology with degrees in software engineering and computer science—received a Precision Health Scholars Award. With this award, Matthew planned to research… more
Incoming BME Assistant Professor Aaron Morris’s TED Talk released