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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.
New Taubman Prize trophy debuts
The new trophy for the Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Research, which was designed in consultation with institute founder Mr. A. Alfred Taubman, was presented at the institute's Oct. 11 symposium. The modern sculpture was created using a novel 3D printing technique.
Drug cuts risk of bone-marrow transplant side effect
Taubman Emerging Scholar Sung Won Choi, M.D., is the lead author of a new study that finds a new way to help prevent graft-vs-host disease in cancer patients receiving bone-marrow transplants.
U-M offers new early detection prostate cancer test
Research by Taubman Scholar Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan has let to the development of a new test for prostate cancer that is far more accurate than the standard PSA test, the University of Michigan has announced.
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news & events
Is there a link between tonsils and psoriasis?
Trial tested the effect of tonsillectomy on the skin disease
Taubman Emerging Scholar Dr. Johann Gudjonsson and colleagues found that people who had their tonsils removed showed improvment.
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Fall Visiting Professor Lectures schedule
Distinguished guest speakers include experts in lung, muscle and nerve diseases
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Breast cancer clinical trial enrolling patients
Research by Taubman Scholar Dr. Max Wicha into breast cancer stem cells is the basis for a new human clinical trial of the drug Reparixin, which scientists hope will curb the growth of the tumor-fueling cells.