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. 

Events

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
9:00 am to 10:00 am

Research Auditorium, Bldg 10, NCRC

Part of the NCRC EXPO and hosted by the Medical School Office of Research, this seminar will feature recent success stories from ULAM's early, translational research service: the In-Vivo Animal Core (IVAC). Come and discover the many ways that ULAM supports your research from concept to conclusion with specialized veterinary, husbandry, and research services. 

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Research Auditorium, Bldg 10, NCRC

Part of the NCRC EXPO and hosted by the Medical School Office of Research, this seminar will feature a case study of the work of Dr. Matthias Kretzler. It's your chance to learn more about the Central Biorepository, which provides an accredited, standardized, safe, and monitored environment for the processing, storage, and distribution of biospecimens.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Research Auditorium, Building 10, NCRC

Part of the NCRC EXPO and hosted by the Medical School Office of Research, this seminar will feature James Cavalcoli, Ph.D., Director, Bioinformatics Core, and Robert Lyons, Ph.D., Director, DNA Sequencing Core.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Research Auditorium, Bldg 10, NCRC

Part of the NCRC Expo and hosted by the Medical School Office of Research, this seminar will showcase the clinical research activities of Dr. Peter Higgins, which are supported in part through data provided by the Honest Broker Office (HBO).

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center

Join Senior Associate Dean for Research Steven Kunkel as he reflects on the year's accomplishments, and discusses plans for the future transformation the U-M's clinical trial enterprise.

Monday, November 10, 2014
7:30 am to 12:00 pm

Seminar Rooms A & B, Biomedical Science Research Building

Learn how to develop a persuasive grant proposal that is responsive to sponsor priorities.

Monday, November 10, 2014 to Friday, November 21, 2014
8:30 am to 2:00 pm

The class will take place in Room 2578 MSRB II.
Morning Sessions Begin at 8:30 a.m.
Afternoon Sessions Begin at 2:00 p.m.

Join the Transgenic Animal Model Core to learn how to perform every method that the Core uses to manipulate genes in ES cells for the production of gene-targeted mice.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

#4515, BSRB

Campus innovators are creating new technologies, yet many struggle to present their ideas in a way that compels potential funders to collaborate. Hosted by the Fast Forward Medical Innovation team, this workshop will help you navigate around the five most common mistakes on the path to technology commercialization.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center

Join the Fast Forward Medical Innovation team as they welcome Uday Kumar, M.D. from the Stanford Biodesign Program to talk about taking innovation to the world stage. Box lunch provided.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

G063 & 64, Bldg 10, NCRC

What is needed before engaging with industry? How do I protect my idea? When should I talk to the Tech Transfer Office? What do industry reps want to hear? Join the Fast Forward Medical Innovation team for this seminar on best practices for presenting your innovative idea to industry.