Items Tagged with 'Saint Mary's'


Street Talk: Native Detroiter discovers an ‘amazing’ GR

Michigan roots and tweeting the dance.

July 12, 2013
Bill Manns, chief operating officer at Alameda Health System in Oakland, Cal., has been named the new president at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids. Read More

Trick or treatment: Vampire bats transform Saint Mary's stroke-drug trial

October 31, 2012
Mother Nature put a silver lining on one of her more horrific creations, which is why Saint Mary’s Health Care in Grand Rapids is the coordination center for a nationwide clinical trial of a drug that may help stroke victims. The chemical compound is desmoteplase, a synthetic version of a clot-dissolving protein found in the saliva of the vampire bat Desmodus rotundus, according to the website of Lundbeck, a Danish pharmaceutical company that commissioned the clinical trials. Read More