The University of Michigan School of Public Health has been named as one of the institutions to participate in the Data and Research Support Center, a program funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Most Americans still prefer to have at least some control over their vehicles while driving, according to a recent report released by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute examining motorists’ preferences for vehicle automation.
Brandon Schoettle, UMTRI project manager, and Michael Sival, UMTRI research professor — the report’s authors — studied motorists’ preferences when driving or riding in self-driving cars.
A team from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, in partnership with the University of South Florida Health Informatics Institute, received a $900,000 dollar funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for studying treatment response in rare diseases.
New University research shows a childhood preference for sweet foods may be a predictor of unhealthy weight gain.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over one-sixth of children and adolescents were obese in 2012, which translates to about 12.7 million individuals. Over the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents.