Health Research


How Does The Immune System Protect The Brain? UM Research Offers New Insight

Like a police officer calling for backup while also keeping a strong hold on a suspected criminal, immune cells in the brain take a two-tier approach to fighting off a threat, new research from the University of Michigan Health System finds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

University of Michigan photo by Peter Schottenfeld

UM: Study Participants At Risk For Alzheimer’s Want To Know Their Fate

If you had a family history of developing Alzheimer’s disease, would you take a genetic test that would give you more information about your chances?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2011