University of Michigan Health has been recognized as the top hospital in Michigan, according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals Rankings for 2023-24.
It is with great pleasure that we introduce Dr. Annette Kim, Division Director for Molecular and Genomic Pathology and Clinical Professor of Pathology, effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Kim joins us from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan, S. P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology and Professor of Urology at Michigan Medicine Department of Pathology and Director of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, was recently recognized for his outstanding achievements by the American Association of Cancer Research. He was presented with the AACR James S. Ewing-Thelma B. Dunn Award for Outstanding Achievement in Pathology in Cancer Research award at the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting.
The American Board of Pathology announced today that our own Dr. Sandra Camelo-Piragua, Professor of Neuropathology and Director of the Neuropathology Fellowship Program, has been selected to serve on the Test Development and Advisory Committee for Neuropathology - a testament to her expertise in the field. The full text of the press release is below. Please join me in congratulating Dr. Camelo-Piragua!
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a disease with unknown causes that result in scarring of the lungs. The scar tissue forms on the alveoli, the small air sacs in the lungs, which makes it more difficult for oxygen to pass through the alveoli walls and into the bloodstream and for carbon dioxide to be removed.
It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Lakshmi (Priya) Kunju as our new Director of the Division of Anatomic Pathology (AP) effective Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
Congratulations are due to Dr. Asma Nusrat, F. Peyton Rous Professor of Experimental Pathology and Director of Experimental Pathology, and Dr. Charles Parkos, Carl V. Weller Professor and Chair of Pathology, on being named 2022 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows.
Kim lab identifies the niche and mobilization mechanism for bone marrow innate lymphoid cell progenitors
The laboratory of Dr. Chang Kim, recently published a high-impact study that elucidates the bone marrow niche and mechanisms by which innate lymphoid cells differentiate between those which remain in the bone marrow and those which emigrate to the rest of the body.
As the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues to mutate over time and new booster vaccines become available, the question arises, are the multivalent boosters more effective at improving immune response than the monovalent vaccines with which we began? This question was addressed by a multi-site group from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York) and from the University of Michigan Medical School Department of Pathology.
The American Board of Pathology Announces the Appointment of May Chan, MD to the Test Development and Advisory Committee for Dermatopathology
The Department of Pathology offers its congratulations to Dr. May Chan, Professor of Dermatopathology, on her appointment to the American Board of Pathology's Test Development and Advisory Committee beginning in 2023. "As an established subject matter expert in dermatopathology, the contributions of Dr. Chan will be highly valued," commented Bonnie Woodworth, ABP Communications Director. Chan, who also serves as the Program Director for the Dermatopathology Fellowship Program, commented, "With this appointment, I’ll be joining seven esteemed dermatopathologists in designing and writing questions for the dermpath board exam and for the dermpath portion of the anatomic pathology board exam.