“Being part of saving a life is the most important thing a human being can do.”
A. Alfred Taubman – 1924-2015
A. Alfred Taubman, one of the world’s leading champions of bold approaches to medical research. One of his enduring legacies will be the groundbreaking work of the clincian-scientists whose work has been accelerated by the charge from the Taubman Institute to use unrestricted financial grants to follow their hunches and establish new paradigms in the development of cures and diseases for mankind’s most difficult diseases.
“All of us who knew and worked with Mr. Taubman are deeply grieving his passing. But at the same time we are grateful for his extreme generosity, wise leadership and limitless ability to make change happen,” said Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan.
“The source of Mr. Taubman’s greatness lies in his bold, visionary thinking and his willingness to take bold risks that changed conventional thinking in every area he touched. The immeasurable benefits his work will bring to future generations will be the legacy of his passion, his inspiration and his unmatched ability to achieve grand results.”