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New AI-powered statistics method has potential to improve tissue and disease research

Research team hopeful that the method, called IRIS, can provide more detailed information for precision health treatment plans and health outcomes.

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Brown University have developed a new computational method, IRIS, to analyze complex tissue data which could transform our current understanding of diseases and how we treat them.

Dana Dolinoy (left) and Karen Peterson (right)

Dolinoy, Peterson reappointed as department chairs at Michigan Public Health

Today, the University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the reappointments of two key leaders at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Karen E. Peterson will extend her tenure as chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences, and Dana Dolinoy as chair for the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Both chairs are set to serve additional three-year terms starting September 1, 2024.