Office of Research

The Office of Research at the University of Michigan Medical School is constantly striving to enhance the research enterprise, including maintaining an investigator-focused infrastructure, facilitating and diversifying investigators' avenues for funding, and streamlining research processes.

We focus on you, so you can focus on great science.

From the enabling technologies of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities to proposal review by the Grant Review & Analysis Office to clinical study development by the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, the Office of Research comprises over a dozen units offering a wide range of support to the research community.  Across the spectrum, our team's primary mission is to foster an environment of innovation and efficiency that serves the Medical School research community and, ultimately, contributes to positive patient impact.

Questions about research at the University of Michigan Medical School? CLICK HERE to send us an email, or DOWNLOAD a fact sheet. 


Wednesday, March 04, 2015
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm



Alice v. CLS Bank, a recent Supreme Court case, has had a significant impact on patent eligible subject matter in the software field.  The decision has led to a lot of confusion and changes in best practice for protecting computer-implemented applications.  Discover the truth behind the case and hear from our experts on how to protect your invention.    

Group: FFMI
Tags: Webinar
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) #5515

Setting and accomplishing milestones is very important when commercializing a technology; however, equally important is the incorporation of feedback received from experts outside of the university.  Join us as we welcome Melda Uzbil, from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, to discuss strategies used to engage those experts and how adapting to change can determine success.

Group: FFMI
Tags: CME
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 to Wednesday, May 06, 2015
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Taubman Library Learning Center, 2802 Med Sci II Building

A series of training sessions providing hands-on instruction, using specific examples, to highlight important features of the resources and tools under study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Group: Research
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Seminar Rooms, Biomedical Science Research Building

Have you ever wondered how to navigate the complexities of the research enterprise at the University of Michigan? Here is your opportunity to hear from leaders representing various research offices and how they can help you find your way along the UMMS research project route map.

Group: Research
Friday, May 29, 2015
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

NCRC, Building 10 - G063/G064

Early Tech Development (ETD) is a 4-week course designed to equip biomedical faculty and researchers at U-M with the knowledge and tools to navigate the initial process of innovation and commercialization. 

Group: FFMI
Tags: General
Thursday, June 11, 2015
11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Palmer Commons, 4th Floor

Great Lakes Room and Forum Hall

Save the date for the fourth-annual BRCF Technology & Services Showcase!

Group: Research