Bhramar Mukherjee

An illustration of an arm with a blood pressure monitor.

Forever chemicals linked to hypertension in middle-aged women

New research from Michigan Public Health

Middle-aged women with higher blood concentrations of a common group of synthetic chemicals known as PFAS are at greater risk of developing high blood pressure, compared to their peers who have lower levels of these substances, say University of Michigan researchers.

A group of students attending the 2019 Big Data Summer Institute gather in front of the U-M School of Public Health.

NIH grant extends Big Data Summer Institute through 2027

The University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Big Data Summer Institute has received a five year Summer Institute in Biostatistics (SIBS) grant from the National Institute of Health that will extend the program through 2027.