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U-M Health to purchase Edison platform for histotripsy, following FDA approval

Rogel Cancer Center will purchase the Edison platform used to deliver histotripsy, a technology developed at the University of Michigan that uses sound waves to destroy tumors.

HistoSonics, a company co-founded by U-M faculty, received approval this month from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to use histotripsy via the Edison platform in liver treatment. Read more.

Rogel named to Becker's Healthcare 2023 'hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs'

The Rogel Cancer Center is featured on Becker’s Hospital Review’s annual list of 100 hospitals and health systems with oncology programs generating innovation, discovery and access to care. Read more.

Introducing the Emerging Cancer Scholars Exchange Program; Application deadline: November 5, 2023

This program is designed to provide career development opportunities for early career faculty cancer center members via invited presentations at prestigious peer universities. Review requirements and apply here. Please share with anyone you think would be interested. For questions, contact us at RogelTrEC@med.umich.edu.

Michigan Mittens for chemotherapy patients

The goal of the Michigan Mitten Project at Rogel is to bring smiles to patients undergoing chemotherapy. The project crafts oversized maize and blue felt mittens, fills them with care items and entertainment, then distributes the mittens to patients over the winter holidays. To donate, visit the giving site. For more information, please email MichiganMitten@med.umich.edu.

Rogel Cancer Center 26th Annual Memorial; November 12, 2023; 2pm

The Annual Memorial is a time for remembrance, reflection, and acknowledgement. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. The registration form includes an option to submit a loved one's name to be shared during the memorial.


Jolly receives 2023 AMA Inspiration Award

The American Medical Association recently named Shruti Jolly, M.D. as one of their 2023 Inspiration Award Honorees.

The award, presented annually by the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) "honors and acknowledges physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support throughout the professional careers of fellow physicians, residents and students." Read more.

Hawley and Wang receive 2023 faculty awards

After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Medicine has relaunched the Faculty and Staff Awards Program.

The purpose of the award program is to acknowledge and celebrate those who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service, technology, leadership, teamwork and administration.

Two Rogel Cancer Center members have been selected to receive awards:

Clinical and Health Services Research Award
Sarah T. Hawley, Ph.D., MPH, Maisel Research Professor of Cancer Control and Population Science; professor, internal medicine

Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research
Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D., Warner-Lambert/Parke Davis Professor in Medicine; professor, pharmacology.

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