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As the Taubman Institute's scientists seek to continue their groundbreaking research, funding is critical. Your support--at any level--will help fund medical discoveries and seek to develop new treatments for some of the most devastating diseases facing humankind.

How do I donate to the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute?

Visit the Taubman Institute secure online donations page to give a gift electronically.

To request a donation envelope or ask a question, call Colleen Sherman, Development Director for the Taubman Institute at 734-615-0040.

If I make a gift, where does my money go?

100 percent of all donations goes directly toward purchasing research resources and paying a portion of the salaries of young scientists. None of the money is used for administrative costs.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. All donations are 100 percent tax deductible.


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Taubman Scholar Dr. Charles Burant tests promising diabetes drug

TAK-875, a new treatment for type 2 diabetes, improves blood sugar control and is equally effective as glimepiride, but has a significantly lower risk of creating a dangerous drop in blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, according to a new study.

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The article explores the problematic gap between bench research and clinical application of new treatments or cures. 

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