Founded in 2008 by philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman, the institute aims to empower medical scientists to expand the boundaries of discovery, to develop new therapies for disease and to alleviate human suffering.


Taubman Institute Scholar Inducted into National Academy of Sciences

The Taubman Institute salutes Scholar Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD, one of four U-M physician-researchers inducted into the National Academy of Sciences class of 2020 on April 27. Dr. Chinnaiyan is the S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology, Professor of Urology, Director of the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology in the Medical School, Howard Hughes Medical…

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Taubman Scholar named Director, Medical Scientist Training Program

Marschall S. Runge, MD, PhD, Dean, University of Michigan Medical School, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, U-M and CEO, Michigan Medicine announced that Kathleen L. Collins, MD, PhD, has been appointed director of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) in the Medical School. She is a professor of microbiology and immunology and internal medicine…

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Taubman Emerging Scholar publishes new stem cell research

By Ian Demsky Senior Writer, U-M Rogel Cancer Center    How do a couple of universally expressed proteins in stem cells and developing embryos influence an individual cell’s ultimate fate — whether it ultimately becomes, for example, a retinal cell, a heart muscle cell, or a stomach lining cell? That’s the question that Rajesh C.…

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