Research News | Findings Fall 2013 | University of Michigan School of Public Health

Research News

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Goncalo Abecasis, the Felix Moore Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics at SPH, and SPH researcher Lars Fritsche are members of a groundbreaking international team who recently discovered seven new genetic markers associated with increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

  • Hip and Knee Replacements

    Hip and Knee Replacements

    Over one million people undergo hip and knee replacements across the U.S. each year, and it is expected that more than four million people will have these procedures done annually by 2030.

  • Long-Term Care

    Long-Term Care

    Although the technical challenges are daunting, Brant Fries and his research group are working to compare outcomes in individuals who receive care in nursing homes versus those who receive care at home."

  • Dementia Care

    Dementia Care

    In the U.S. at least five million people suffer from age-related dementia, which manifests itself in many forms and is generally defined as a decline in cognitive performance.