Of Interest

  • Evaluation of Sepsis Prediction Models before Onset of Treatment

    Although sepsis models generally aim to predict onset, clinicians might recognize & treat before the sepsis definition is met. Researchers have not previously investigated the accuracy of sepsis risk predictions that are made before treatment begins.

    UM researchers, staff, & faculty from Michigan Medicine and the College of Engineering leveraged Precision Health’s Implementation resources to evaluate the discriminative performance of AI sepsis predictions made throughout a hospitalization relative to the time of treatment. Authors include Precision Health members & staff; Karandeep Singh, Tom Valley, Jessica Virzi, & Jenna Wiens – Precision Health Co-Director.

  • Catch February’s Member Research Highlights!

    Each month we compile and share a list of recent member publications! Take a look at this incredible list of a publications from January & February from 15+ Precision Health members..

  • Uncovering associations between pre-existing conditions and covid-19 severity a polygenic risk score approach across three large biobanks

    Precision Health members Dr. Lars Fritsche (Associate Research Scientist, Biostatistics, School of Public Health) and Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee (Siobán D Harlow Collegiate Professor of Public Health, John D Kalbfleisch Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, Chair, Department of Biostatistics) were part of a team that intended to explore and understand the genetic underpinnings of severe COVID-19 forms. Utilizing Michigan Genomics Initiative data and resources, they were able to make meaningful observations and have insights to share in a recently published piece in PLOS Genetics. We talked further with Dr. Fritsche and Dr. Mukherjee to learn more.

Feature Stories

  • Member Spotlight: Oliver Haimson

    This month’s Member Spotlight features Oliver Haimson, Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information and Assistant Professor of Digital Studies Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Professor Haimson… more

  • Two Welcomes and a Farewell on the Health Implementation Team

    Precision Health’s Health Implementation workgroup is experiencing some exciting transitions this Winter! We happily welcome Drs. Michael Sjoding and Michael Burns who will both provide leadership on this team as… more

  • Member Spotlight: Sheria Robinson-Lane

    Dr. Sheria G. Robinson-Lane, Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, is a gerontologist with expertise in palliative care, long-term care, and nursing administration. Dr. Robinson-Lane’s work aims to reduce… more