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 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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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
Bioinformatics Core Summer Workshop Series
Composed of the two companion workshops (Computational Foundations and RNA-Seq Demystified), this virtual workshop series is for researchers who would like to better understand the analysis of differential gene expression in bulk RNA-Seq data.
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Introduction to sIRBs
This course will identify the Single IRB model for Multi-Site research, show the regulatory requirements of sIRB review and the exceptions to sIRB requirements, and explain sIRB requests of IRBMED as sIRB (accepting oversight), External IRB as sIRB (ceding oversight), and UofM as the Coordinating Center.
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Flow Cytometry Core FlowJo™ Software Training
Learn how to use the FlowJo™ workspace, including how to load files, evaluate sample quality, draw gates, generate tabular and graphical layouts, and perform compensation. Designed for those new to the software or need a refresher.
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Microscopy Core: Advanced Biological EM Methods Interest Group
Learn About Advanced Electron Microscopy (EM) Methods.
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FDA Research Involving Drugs and Devices
This course will review what research is subject to FDA oversight, highlight the differences between OHRP and FDA regulations, learn the responsibilities of sponsors, investigators, and the IRB when conducting and reviewing research involving drugs and devices, and examine the requirements for conducting research with a drug or biologic/medical device.
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Not Regulated, Secondary Use, and Umbrella Applications
This course will review the Not Regulated, Secondary Use, and Umbrella application types in eResearch and when these application types are applicable.
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OHRP’s 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.
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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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Bioinformatics Core Summer Workshop Series
Composed of the two companion workshops (Computational Foundations and RNA-Seq Demystified), this virtual workshop series is for researchers who would like to better understand the analysis of differential gene expression in bulk RNA-Seq data.
An illustration of DNA
Featured Office of Research News All Research News Gary Luker
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Changes at the BRCF Microscopy Core
The BRCF Microscopy Core has a lot of exciting changes: a faculty director, a superresolution spinning disk confocal microscope, an EM series, and an open house.
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Several Cores Closed for the Holiday
In observance of the Independence Day, several cores will have a change in operations.
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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.
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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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