The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute benefits from the advice of eminent thought leaders in the realms of health science and medical research.
The following are the members of the Scientific Advisory Board, which advises the governing council on long-term strategy and vision for the Institute:
- Dr. George Poste
- Brett P. Giroir, M.D.
- Douglas Greene, M.D.
- Hamilton (Chip) Moses III, M.D.
- David Parkinson, M.D.
The following are the members of the Scientific Review Committee, which assists in the evaluation of candidates for the Taubman Scholar and Taubman Emerging Scholar grants, among other advisory input to the Institute:
- Nancy Davidson, M.D.
- Harry 'Hal' Dietz, M.D.
- Brian Druker, M.D.
- Andrew Marks, M.D.
- Helen Mayberg, M.D.
- Beverly S. Mitchell, M.D.
- Scott Pomeroy, M.D., Ph.D.
- Robert Sherwin, M.D.
- Ralph Weichselbaum, M.D.
11 Taubman Scholars named to "Best Doctors in America" list
They're among 493 U-M physicians to receive the honor from their peers
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New Emerging Scholar named
Scott Tomlins, M.D., an assistant profesor of pathology at U-M, has been designated the A. Alfred Taubman Emerging Scholar
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
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.
Study: Two types of cancer stem cells lead to metastasis
Breast cancer stem cells exist in two different states and each state plays a role in how cancer spreads, according to a new study published by Taubman Senior Scholar Dr. Max Wicha.