Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Collaboration

The Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou (CGMH) and the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) are pleased to announce a joint call for research proposals to advance robust collaborations between the institutions that will lead to transformative science and future extramural funding. Specifically, leaders of the collaboration are seeking proposals focusing on one of three areas: Neuroscience, Cancer Immunology, and Artificial Intelligence.

Awards shall provide up to $100,000/year with possibility for a time extension. A Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2023 award cycle is now open. The deadline to apply is Oct. 27, 2023.

Download the complete RFP instructions and a proposal template here.

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital offers the largest and most comprehensive healthcare services in Taiwan and has been recognized internationally as a pioneer in innovation, research and teaching. The system comprises seven hospitals and 10,050 beds, the largest academic medical center ever to be accredited by the Joint Commission International. It averages more than 8 million outpatient visits, 2.4 million hospitalizations, and 160,000- plus surgeries each year. About 20% of the entire Taiwanese population has sought care with Chang Gung.

Michigan Medicine’s partnership is centered on the Chang Gung branch at Linkou. With nearly 4,000 beds and 29 specialty centers, the main Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou has trained more than 1,700 practicing physicians from 75 different countries in the last decade. Not only does the hospital account for almost 10,000 outpatients a day, it also receives the highest number of international patients in Taiwan, treating over 10,000 international patients a year. Learn more at the CGMH website.