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Press Releases

Melanie Pearson - Proteus mirabilis will give up its genetic secrets at ASM general meeting
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2006/pmirabilis.htm

Harry Mobley: How do antibiotics kill bacterial cells but not human cells?
http://www.sciam.com/askexpert_directory.cfm

Harry Mobley: U-M Med School selects Maryland scientist to lead microbiology and immunology department
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2004/mobley.htm

Harry Mobley: Bug’s eye view of urinary tract reveals E. coli genes and proteins involved in infection
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2004/ecoli.htm

Harry Mobley: Leading bacteriologist named to head micro and immuno
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2004/fall/limelight/mobley.asp

Philip Hanna lab: NIH-NIAID awards Biodefense Proteomics Research Center contract to U-M Medical School to solve the puzzle of how anthrax infects its human host
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2004/nihanthrax.htm

Philip Hanna: Anthrax spores can germinate, grow and reproduce in soil
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2004/anthrax.htm

Philip Hanna: Anthrax Spores Use Failsafe Germination System
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2002/summer/huron/05huron.asp

Philip Hanna: Scientists discover how anthrax creates its deadly spores
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2003/anthraxspores.htm

Cary Engleberg: 2003 Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award for Pre-Clinical Education
http://www.med.umich.edu/medschool/faculty/facultyawards/2003/engleberg.htm

Cary Engleberg: West Nile Virus bites its way back this summer
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2002/westnile.htm

Cary Engleberg: So you've got the flu. Now what?  U-M experts offer influenza information for adults and children
http://www.med.umich.edu/health-e_news/jan2004/hottopics.html

Oveta Fuller: Possible ‘Achilles’ heel’ of the herpes virus found, University of Michigan researchers report
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2005/herpes.htm

Oveta Fuller: WCTF names 5 Women of the Year
http://www.umich.edu/~urecord/9899/Oct28_98/30.htm

Oveta Fuller: Scientists Unlock Herpes Virus' Defenses
http://www.ochsner.org/healthnews/healthday/050726HD527049.htm

Gary Huffnagle: Antibiotics and Allergies? U-M research suggests microbial changes may be a link
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2004/fall/huron/huron01.asp

GaryHuffnagle: It’s the gut, stupid! Healthy mix of GI tract microbes are key to preventing allergies and asthma, say U-M scientists
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2004/gut.htm

Gary Huffnagle: Antibiotic after-effects: Widespread use of antibiotics could help explain increasing rates of asthma, allergies, and inflammatory diseases
http://www.med.umich.edu/health-e_news/july2004/chronhealth.html

Gary Huffnagle: Antibiotics alter microbes in GI tract and increase lung sensitivity to allergens, say U-M scientists
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2004/allergies.htm

Michael Imperiale: A Century of Illustrious Science and Education The Department of Microbiology and Immunology turns 100
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2003/summer/microbiology/default.asp

Michael Imperiale: Imperiale appointed to National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2005/imperiale.htm

Michael Imperiale: New Role for a Common Virus?
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2004/fall/huron/huron12.asp

Denise Kirschner: Genetic mutation influences spread of AIDS, says U-M scientist
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2001/kirschneraids.htm

Denise Kirschner: New HIV model shows virus doesn't kill white blood cells: It just "homes" them to death
http://www.med.umich.edu/u/prmc/releases/2000/AIDSmod.htm

Denise Kirschner: Using Mathematics to Understand a Species of Bacteria That Can Add Up to Big Trouble: Helicobacter pylori is Sometimes Hard to Stomach
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2000/winter/huron/10huron.asp

Denise Kirschner: U-M scientists use 21st-century technology to probe secrets of M. tuberculosis, one of world’s most ancient pathogens
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2004/tbstudy.htm

Denise Kirschner: Mathematical models aid the understanding of cancer
http://www.economist.com/science/displayStory.cfm?story_id=2367273

Howard Petty: On the Front Lines of Visual Science
Among the Kellogg researchers to watch...
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2003/spring/kellogg/page2.asp

Howard Petty: How do cells signal and attack foreign matter?
http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2003/cellsignaling.htm

Howard Petty: Gene that fights off bacteria helps maintain normal eyesight: The same gene functions in vision and immune system
http://www.kellogg.umich.edu/news/pettytlr4.html

Alice Telesnitsky: International experiences also bring students from foreign countries to train at the U-M
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2005/spring/global/globalside.asp

Paul de Kruif: author of Microbe Hunters and graduate student at Michigan Department of Microbiology and Immunology
http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/magazine/2004/spring/history/default.asp

David Sherman: Medicinal chemist dives for new cancer drugs under the sea
http://www.umich.edu/~urecord/0304/Jan12_04/19.shtml

David Sherman: Another dive in Papua New Guinea
http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/institute/labs/sherman/backinthelab.html

Kathy Collins: The world’s oldest arms race
http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/research/featured/armsrace.html

Kathy Collins: Who’s afraid of the flu?
http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/research/featured/afraidflu.html

Kathy Collins: HIV: REVealing HIV
http://www.nature.com/drugdisc/res_high/articles/nri1069.html

Sonja Gerrard: Next Up
http://www.sph.umich.edu/alumni/findings/f04_findings_22-25.pdf

Yongqun “Oliver” He: Virginia Tech receives NIH funds brucellosis research
http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/story.php?relyear=2004&itemno=115