Out of this world
When NASA launched a rocket to the International Space Station in February, a bit of Medical School research went with it. Space.com reported that the U’s Bruce Hammer, Ph.D., and Louis Kidder, Ph.D., sent up an experiment to help their team develop better therapies for bone loss—for astronauts and for people here on Earth.
Real talk on TikTok
U of M family medicine resident Rose Marie Leslie, M.D., has taken to the short-form video app to get reliable medical information to its young—and surging—audience. Her video on vaping-related lung disease has been viewed more than 3 million times, The New York Times reported in January.