Office of Research
We Focus On You, So You Can Focus On Great Science

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.

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Research Project Route Map

Whether you've got a question about the next "station" or have hit a break in the tracks, the Medical School Office of Research is committed to providing personal service that helps you navigate your own project route on a path to successful research.

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Research Scouts Funding

What's your bold idea? From diverse disciplines across the Medical School, Research Scouts are given $150,000 and empowered and motivated to support their fellow researchers’ bold ideas.

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Great Minds, Greater Discoveries

The University of Michigan Medical School’s strategic research plan, “Great Minds, Greater Discoveries,” is focused largely on our people, who remain our greatest resource.

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Competition Space

Find funding opportunities on Competition Space, an innovative online platform that streamlines the process of finding, and applying for, funding opportunities through the U-M Medical School.

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Research Annual Report 2023 View the Full Report
$777.3M
Total Awards
1,883
Active Clinical Trials
11,706
Publications
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Office of Research
University of Michigan Medical School
Phone: 734-615-1332
7313 Medical Science I Building
1301 Catherine Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5624

North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
2800 Plymouth Road Building 520, 3rd Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800
Upcoming Office of Research Events All Research Events
Subparts B, C, and D - Special Populations
This course will examine the additional regulatory requirements for conducting research involving pregnant women, fetuses, neonates, children, and prisoners, including the requirements for these populations in a research project and obtaining informed consent.
Bioinformatics Core Workshop: Single-Cell Analysis - Discount
This workshop is targeted toward researchers who would like to better understand the analysis of single-cell RNA-Seq data.
Michigan Clinical Research Unit Open House
Over the past year, the Michigan Clinical Research Unit has undergone an expansive construction project to accommodate the required corridor for the new patient tower. The team is now thrilled to share the results at an upcoming Open House to tour the new space.
Nodexus Lunch and Learn
Join Nodexus and the Flow Cytometry Core for a Lunch and Learn about gentle and contamination-free cell sorting and high viability of sorted and recovered samples.
Principal Investigator: Understanding Your Role as a Manager
Learn the essentials of managing a research team from Dr. Anna Kratz of the University of Michigan's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Investment Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine
Kenneth Nelson, Partner at MedTech Advantage Fund, will discuss Investment trends in cardiovascular medicine.
Enter a new era of spatial discovery with Visium HD
Join the Advanced Genomics Core and 10X Genomics to learn about Visium HD introduction and availability (Part 1) and Visium and Visium HD data analysis (Part 2).
Research Foundations for Investigators: Designing Strong Pilot & Feasibility Studies
Presented by the Clinical Trials Support Office, a unit of the Medical School Office of Research, the Research Foundations for Investigators series is for early-career investigators and their teams that are looking to develop their skills and grow their research portfolio. Session 1 focuses on the basics of designing strong pilot and feasibility studies.
FDA Regulation of Cardiovascular Medical Devices
This webinar will discuss FDA regulation of cardiovascular medical devices.
Featured Office of Research News All Research News FFMI fellowship
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Fast Forward Medical Innovation Fellowship Program
The Fast Forward Medical Innovation Fellowship Program is a 6-12 month, part-time, action-based training program that educates U-M doctoral students and postdocs on the business elements of commercializing biomedical technologies.
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Apply Today! 2024 Frankel Cardiovascular Center Innovation Challenge Open for Submissions
Now in its eighth year, the Frankel Cardiovascular Center (FCVC) Innovation Challenge is an annual pitch competition where teams can win funds for ideas impacting cardiovascular care.
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Fast Forward Medical Innovation Releases 2023 Annual Report
Fast Forward Medical Innovation (FFMI) recently released their 2023 Annual Report, reflecting FY23 activity across the U-M Medical School. The highlights included 249 invention reports (up from 188 last year), 165 U-M Medical School faculty, staff, and trainee participants in 2023 education programs, and 16 startups funded (1 exited) by the Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund since launch.
Many voices, our Michigan
Many Voices, Our Michigan

At Michigan Medicine, we unequivocally recognize racism as a public health issue and we stand together against bias and inequality.

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