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In a recent New England Journal of Medicine perspective, Kayte Spector-Bagdady and colleagues from the U-M Human Data and Biospecimen Release Committee present the new approach of Michigan Medicine to ethically advancing medical discovery and innovation through big data while also respecting the trust of patients and research participants


In recent Washington Post articles, CBSSM's Geoff Barnes weighs in on how doctors have had to rapidly learn the many ways COVID-19 impacts the human body and identify ways to treat it, as well as the importance of understanding and defining the benefits or risks of potential treatments.

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In a recent MLive article, CBSSM's Associate Director, Brian Zikmund-Fisher discusses Michigan's mask mandate and how these protective benefits are amplified with increased compliance. Dr. Zikmund-Fisher also discusses the importance of behavioral modeling.

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The School of Public Health recently highlighted Dr. Melissa Creary's work in sickle cell disease as a lens to interrogate equity and policy development. Dr. Creary discusses lessons learned from research in Brazil and its implications for COVID-19.


CBSSM's Kayte Spector-Bagdady and Geoff Barnes discuss some of the bioethical and health concerns around using hydroxychloroquine on patients with COVID-19.

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