Medicine at Michigan Fall 2009

Fall 2009

VOL. 11


Aiming High

A New Leader Takes the Helm

Pescovitz at the Health System’s new North Campus Research Complex

Taking a Heart

Preventive cardiology keeps patients healthier longer

Taking a Heart

The First Mystery

During two harrowing years of investigation, James Curran (M.D. 1970) led...

Co-discovered by the Americans and French in 1984, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), illustrated here, has caused an estimated 25 million deaths worldwide from acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Twenty-five years later, a vaccine remains elusive, and a cure nowhere in sight.

The Greatest Gift

Early in her pregnancy, at her first ultrasound appointment, Katie...

The Greatest Gift


A Confusion of Symbols

From the Dean

OUR medical students, residents and fellows are preparing for a lifetime...

James O. Woolliscroft

Inside Scope

Michigan Medicine Health System-Wide

Harry Mobley and the study’s first author, Chris Alteri, Ph.D., examine petri dishes containing colonies of uropathogenic E. coli bacteria.


Faculty Honors & Awards

John Rectenwald

Lives Lived

Alumni, Faculty and Friends of U-M Medical School

Looking Back

The Rounded Life of Aldred Warthin

Aldred Scott Warthin


Sharing Work and Home

Irina Koreen is a third-year ophthalmology resident, married to fellow ophthalmology resident Larry Koreen; they have a 3-year-old son, Ezra. The Koreens completed the M.D./Ph.D. program, and Larry also completed the M.D./M.P.H. program, at the New Jersey Medical School, where they met and later married in 2003.

On Call

Full Circle

Joseph Kolars


Alumni News & Notes

Vik Kheterpal

The Michigan Difference

Moving Medical Science Forward

Craig and Sue Sincock (foreground), with the Sincock investigators (from left) Suzanne Dawid, M.D., Ph.D.

The Michigan Difference

Moving Medical Science Forward