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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How We Serve You More About Us
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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.

Navigate Your Path to Success
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Research Scouts Funding

What are bold ideas? From diverse disciplines across the Medical School, Research Scouts were 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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About Us & Our Units
Funding & Proposal Development
Regulatory Review & Compliance
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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 Office of Research Events
Opportunities for AI in Mental Health: e-HAIL In-Person Roundtable Conversation
Join e-HAIL for a discussion on AI-powered approaches and tools to improve mental health for individuals and at scale. At this interactive session, U-M researchers will briefly present some current “mental health & AI” projects, focusing on new collaborations and ways to utilize additional data sources as they become available. This will be followed by table discussions focused on different topics, including topics from the showcase and other topics/problems/innovations that participants are interested in exploring.
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Federal and Institutional Requirements for Human Subject Research
This course will introduce the basics of conducting human subject research in compliance with federal regulations and institutional practices.
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BRCF Bioinformatics Workshop: Reproducible Computing at the University of Michigan
This multi-day, virtual workshop is for researchers who manage lots of data and/or execute compute-intensive analyses.
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Elements of Informed Consent
This course offers an overview of informed consent in human subject research. The course will examine IRBMED’s standard consent template and focus on how it reflects federal requirements.
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Advanced Genomics Core and Singular Genomics: G4 Sequencing Platform and G4XTM Spatial Sequencer
Learn about the G4, a bench-top sequencer with novel high-performance chemistry and advanced engineering, optimized to deliver unmatched power, speed, and flexibility, and the G4XTM Spatial Sequencer, a high-throughput in situ spatial sequencer for transcriptomic and proteomic analysis from FFPE samples at subcellular resolution.
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Introduction to eResearch
This course is intended for those unfamiliar with eResearch, the university’s electronic research administration site. This course will provide a basic knowledge of working in and using eResearch while examining the process for creating and submitting an initial project application.
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Bioinformatics Core Reproducible Computing at U-M
This multi-day, virtual workshop is for researchers who manage lots of data and/or execute compute-intensive analyses.
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Waivers, Alterations, and Alternative Forms of Informed Consent
This course offers an overview of some special situations relating to informed consent. Specifically, waivers and alterations of informed consent, waivers of documentation of informed consent, and obtaining consent from non-English speakers.
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Reporting AEs, ORIOs, and UaPs
This course will identify what constitutes an Adverse Event, ORIO, and Unanticipated Problem and how such events impact risk to subjects. Additionally, the course will review the requirements of reporting such events to the IRB and other entities.
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Featured Office of Research News All Research News Photo of an RN sitting with a patient in the MCRU space
Office of Research
New RN Pool Available to Support MCRU Overnight & Extended Hours
The Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) is excited to announce the development of an overnight RN pool to support overnight/extended hours. If you have current or upcoming studies that require overnight RN services in MCRU, contact [email protected] for more information.
FFMI fastPACE spring 2024
Office of Research
Register Today! FFMI fastPACE Spring Cohort Begins Friday, May 10
Don't miss your chance to participate in this project-based, experiential course designed to help academics launch new innovations, including medical devices/diagnostics, digital solutions, drugs, educational/training interventions, research tools, and many others.
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Office of Research
Clinical Trials Support Office Announces New Associate Medical Director
The Clinical Trials Support Office (CTSO) is pleased to announce that Mio Nakamura, MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology, has been appointed as the new Associate Medical Director of the Michigan Clinical Trials Support Unit (M-CTSU) and Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU). Dr. Nakamura’s appointment will begin July 1, 2024, and is a 2-year term.
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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