Past featured publications by MIDAS affiliates or MIDAS funded research teams

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The Effect of Exposure to Disaster on Cancer Survival

MIDAS affiliated faculty members, Mousumi Banerjee and Matthew A. Davis, publish paper on the effect of exposure to weather and climate-related disasters on cancer survival.

Physician-Training Stress and Accelerated Cellular Aging

MIDAS affiliated faculty, Srijan Sen, contributes to paper discussing mechanisms linking stress and disease.

Association Between Life Purpose and Mortality Among US Adults Older Than 50 Years

MIDAS affiliate member Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee and colleagues studied a cohort of about 7000 US adults and found an association between strong life purposes and decreased mortality.

Investigating harmful and helpful effects of watching season 2 of 13 Reasons Why: Results of a two-wave U.S. panel survey

MIDAS faculty Josh Pasek and colleagues explore how a popular TV series, 13 Reasons Why, can help some viewers but harm others.

Detection of anti-correlation of hot and cold baryons in galaxy clusters

Former U-M data science student Arya Farahi and colleagues show a balance between the amounts of hot gas, stars and other materials.

Here’s The Bizarre Reason Self-Driving Cars Might Not Cut Down Traffic After All

Dr. Ming Xu, MIDAS affiliate member, is quoted in the article “Here’s The Bizarre Reason Self-Driving Cars Might Not Cut Down Traffic After All” by David Nield. “We know that self-driving cars are promising to make the roads safer and give us more time to relax, but the energy-saving and pollution-cutting benefits are also important. Now a new study suggests those benefits might not be as big as we thought.”
Passive Suicidal Ideation May Be Underestimated Among Older Americans Work by MIDAS affiliated faculty member, Dr. Rich Gonzalez, and team is mentioned in the article, Passive Suicidal Ideation May Be Underestimated Among Older Americans.
Higher Prostate Cancer Death Risk Among Blacks May Be Tied to Socioeconomics
Work by MIDAS affiliated faculty member, Matthew Schipper, et al. is the subject of the article “Higher Prostate Cancer Death Risk Among Blacks May Be Tied to Socioeconomics”.
Hepatitis C Transmission in Young People who Inject Drugs: Insights Using a Dynamic Model Informed by State Public Health Surveillance
Work by MIDAS affiliated faculty member, Dr. Marisa Eisenberg, et al. “Hepatitis C transmission in young people who inject drugs: Insights using a dynamic model informed by state public health surveillance” was published in Epidemics: The Journal of Infectious Disease Dynamics, June 2019.
Deciphering suitable cancer drug combinations MIDAS affiliate faculty member, Dr. Yuanfang Guan’s, work on deciphering suitable cancer drug combinations was published in Nature Communications.
New Research Is Focusing on Treating Teens’ Suicidal Thoughts With Support of Friends, Family
Work by MIDAS affiliated faculty member, Dr. Brenda Gillespie, and a team from the University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry, was cited in the Time article “New Research Is Focusing on Treating Teens’ Suicidal Thoughts With Support of Friends, Family”.
Do no harm: a roadmap for responsible machine learning for health care
MIDAS faculty and Co-director of U-M Precision Health Initiative Jenna Wiens publishes paper outlining responsible machine learning for healthcare.
Surpassing the single-atom catalytic activity limit through paired Pt-O-Pt ensemble built from isolated Pt1 atoms MIDAS affiliated faculty, Bryan R. Goldsmith, contributed to an article in Nature Communications called Surpassing the single-atom catalytic activity limit through paired Pt-O-Pt ensemble built from isolated Pt1 atoms.
Geosurveillance, Location Privacy, and Personalization
MIDAS affiliate faculty member, Syagnik Banerjee’s, work on geosurveillance, location privacy, and personalization.
Detroit River phosphorus loads: Anatomy of a binational watershed
MIDAS affiliated faculty member Branko Kerkez analyzes the phosphorus loads of the Detroit River and its watersheds, which are responsible for 25% of the total phosphorus (TP) load to Lake Erie.
Scale, distribution and variations of global greenhouse gas emissions driven by U.S. households
MIDAS affiliated faculty Ming Xu examines global GHG emissions driven by the U.S. household consumption from 1995 to 2014 in recent publication.
Association of Length of Time Spent in the United States With Opioid Use Among First-Generation Immigrants
MIDAS affiliated faculty Matthew A. Davis discovers that US-born residents more than 5 times likely to use prescription opioids than new immigrants
Political events and mood among young physicians: a prospective cohort study
MIDAS affiliated faculty Brahmajee Nallamothu and Srijan Sen publish paper on the relationship between politics and the mood of young doctors. They have found that the major political events were linked with decline in moods.
Diagnosing bias in data-driven algorithms for healthcare
MIDAS affiliated faculty, Jenna Wiens and Nicholson Price, analyze bias in data-driven algorithms in the field of healthcare.