Grant Services & Analysis

We support research teams throughout the proposal process to successfully obtain and maintain extramural funding.

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AI Assisted Navigation of Online Resources

Research administrators and investigators are encouraged to use the new MM Grant Development & Research Administration (GDRA) Maizey, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform, to identify and navigate online research project resources.

How Grant Services & Analysis Supports Research
Research Development

Our Research Development professionals work with faculty to increase extramural funding. We connect faculty with opportunities; work with faculty on grant writing/editing; coordinate large-scale proposals; support faculty career development through programs like R01 Boot Camp; manage internal funding programs; provide bridging support; and assist with limited submissions.

Pre-Award

“Pre-Award” constitutes anything that facilitates a proposal’s creation and submission, prior to the award being received. We offer resources for proposal preparation, using eResearch Proposal Management (eRPM), proposal routing, and proposal submission.

Post-Award

“Post-Award” comprises everything that happens to administer a research project, following the official award being received. We also maintain the Post-Award Procedures Manual, which represents the consolidation of the Medical School post-award procedures and best practices.

Research Data Analytics

Our office provides data for sections of the M-DASH and M-STAT systems. We collect data from the proposals submitted, as well as directly from the National Institutes of Health. We are also able to provide data based on award submissions and receipts.

Resources & Education

Our office also writes and maintains policies related to aspects of sponsored research in the Medical School, creates and holds training sessions on various research administration topics, and works on special projects that arise and need our expertise.

Frequently Asked Questions

Review answers to the most common questions regarding grant routing and review policy, budget/justification issues, NIH proposals and awards, eRPM, PAF, PHS, FCOI, access to data systems, and post-award.

Contact Us

BMRC Bridginq Questions:
[email protected]
 

Grant Services & Analysis 
Phone: 734-763-4272 
Email: [email protected]

About Us
The BMRC (Biomedical Research Council) is a standing committee of the Medical School with a broad representation of the research faculty that helps select limited submission applicants in the health sciences, drive the bridging program, and advise MM leadership on trends in biomedical research.

The BMRC and BMRC bringing program are supported by the Grant Services & Analysis office, a unit of the Medical School Office of Research, where our mission is to foster an environment of innovation and efficiency that serves the Michigan Medicine research community and supports biomedical science from insight to impact.
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