UM: Eva Feldman

Eva Feldman, a University of Michigan neurologist and director of UM’s Taubman Medical Research Institute, has been named by the Detroit News as a Michiganian of the Year. She is recognized for her work in developing therapies – including treatments using stem cells – for ALS and other neurologic diseases. Says Feldman: ”I have diagnosed thousands of people with the [ALS] disorder … but all have succumbed to the illness. My patients give me the inspiration to come back to my laboratory and work as hard as I can to understand what causes this horrible disease as well as fast-track new therapies.” [Source]