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.
Visiting Professor lecture to focus on restoring vision loss
Robin Ali, Ph.D., a pioneer in the use of gene therapy and stem cells to restore damaged retinas, will speak in Ann Arbor on Nov. 5.
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New U-M President visits Taubman Institute
The Institute hosted a fellow clinician-scientist when the University of Michigan’s new president paid a visit to the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building.
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Institute welcomes new gift officer
Maria Muller has been appointed to work with connect donors with funding opportunities at the Taubman Institute.
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PBS series features institute director
"The Embrace of Aging," a documentary series airing Sundays at 2:30 p.m. on Detroit Public Televsion, features several interviews with Taubman Institute Director Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
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.