News

07/02/2015

Learn more about a new publication by our very own Jenny Ostergren, Dr. Michele Gornick, Wendy Uhlmann and Dr. Scott Roberts to see how well customers comprehended the results and items that were related to a good understanding of the results.

04/15/2015

On April 23,2015, Dr. Roberts discussed the ethical issues surrounding the return of incidental findings from gene sequencing to cancer patients.

03/30/2015

Michele Gornick, PhD, presented the latest findings from the MI-ONCOSEQ study at the 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. 

03/17/2015

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) hosted a one day research colloquium on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the University of Michigan’s Alumni Center Founders Room. Natalie Bartnik, MPH and Michele Gornick,PhD presented new research findings from MI-ONCOSEQ study.

12/19/2014

A new review article has been published by Dr. Scott Roberts and his colleagues. This publication discusses the emerging areas of interests in public health genomics.

10/28/2014

UMHS Adult and Pediatric Ethics Committee and the Program of Society and Medicine is sponsoring Bioethics Grand Rounds. On Wednesday October 29, 2014, Wendy Uhlmann, M.S., CGC, will present her talk “Genetic Testing of Children for Adult-Onset Conditions: Ethical Considerations” at Ford Auditorium. The event is open to the public. For more information, please refer to the flyer here.

10/01/2014

Michele Gornick, PhD, of the Center for Bioethics, Social Science and Medicine received a Post-doctoral Translational Scholars Award from the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) at the University of Michigan.

09/28/2014

On Sunday, September 28th 2014, individuals of all ages from the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti community will unite to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. According to the Alzheimer's Association 2014 Facts and Figures, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. We invite you to join us as we work together to fight against this devastating disease.

09/15/2014

Dr. Scott Roberts was invited to speak at AAIC about his work investigating the psychological and behavioral impact of APOE genotype disclosure. This year the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) was held in Copenhagen, Denmark during July 12-17, 2014. Over 4,000 researchers from more than 60 countries attended the conference revealing the latest study results and discoveries in dementia research.