Clinical & Translational Research

IHPI Seminar – Evaluating Complex Community Based Quality Improvement Interventions today

The Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation presents a Visiting Professor Seminar by Dennis Scanlon, Ph.D., professor of health policy & administration at Pennsylvania State University. On April 16 from 2:30-4 p.m., he will present “Evaluating Complex Community Based Quality … Continue reading

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Enter the SoCRA Scholarship drawing

The Education and Mentoring Group (EMG) at MICHR is pleased announce this year’s drawing for SoCRA certification and membership. The Society of Clinical Research Associates, Inc. is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the continuing education and development of clinical … Continue reading

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Spirituality and health – Is there a connection?

Faith and support help people deal with stress, add to overall health Do religion and spirituality impact our health? Scientific researchers and clergy alike believe in the positive relationship between spirituality and health. Regardless of the religion, evidence points to … Continue reading

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U-M researchers develop new strategy for attacking aggressive cancer mutation

Mutation of the KRAS gene drives up to 30% of all human cancers, and is especially prevalent among aggressive and hard-to-treat forms — like pancreatic, colon and lung cancers. For decades, researchers have tried to develop drugs to shut down … Continue reading

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Victoria Holden (Michael Bachman Lab) presents Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar (April 16)

Victoria Holden, Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. candidate from the lab of Michael Bachman, M.D., Ph.D., will present her research in progress, “Iron chelation by bacterial siderophores triggers Lipocalin 2-dependent inflammation” at the Graduate Program in Immunology Research Seminar Series. The … Continue reading

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Biological Chemistry features a seminar by Dr. Michael Snyder (April 15)

Dr. Michael Snyder, professor and chair of the Department of Genetics at Stanford University, will be presenting the G. Robert Greenberg Lectureship on Tuesday, April 15 at noon in North Lecture Hall, Medical Science II. Dr. Snyder’s seminar is entitled … Continue reading

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CDNM Distinguished Lecture in Drug Discovery (April 18)

Celebrate CDNM’s Distinguished Lecture in Drug Discovery on Friday, April 18 at Rackhum. Schedule includes: 10-11 a.m. Dennis C. Liotta, Ph.D., D.Sc., Emory University, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Chemistry, The Emory Institute for Drug Development “Nucleoside Analogs as RNA-Dependent … Continue reading

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MICHR pilot grant program requests proposals for clinical and translational research

MICHR’s Pilot Grant Program seeks proposals from basic, clinical and social scientists for bench-to-bedside and bedside-to-practice translational research. The program aims to facilitate and support innovative research across the translational spectrum; encouraging interdisciplinary collaborations that promote the development of transformative … Continue reading

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COI Changes to eResearch IRB Application coming April 14

On April 14, the Conflict of Interest questions completed by U-M study team members who must accept their role in eResearch will be asked. These new questions will assure greater compliance with federal regulations and University Policies. This question replaces … Continue reading

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Biointerfaces Thriving in NCRC Environment Multidisciplinary collaboration in the next generation of researchers

At the Biointerfaces Institute (BI), established at NCRC in January 2012, researchers redefined the frontiers of health sciences by fostering cross-disciplinary technological breakthroughs of nanotechnology, advanced materials, cell engineering, and microfluidics. A key strength of Biointerfaces is that all of … Continue reading

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