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 Scholar to head neuroscience institute

The U-M Board of Regents has appointed Taubman Scholar Henry L. Paulson, MD, PhD, as interim director of the Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI), effective March 1, The MNI, which evolved from the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute in the Medical School, was approved by regents in January 2020 to engage researchers from multiple disciplines and…

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Dr. Sen to lead depression center

Taubman Emerging Scholar Srijan Sen, MD, PhD, has been appointed as the director of the U-M Depression Center. Dr. Sen, who was awarded a Taubman Emerging Scholar grant in 2014, is a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who has led efforts to understand the role of stress, sleep and genetics in the risk of depression and suicide.…

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Emerging Scholar, Sung Won Choi, elected to ASCI

The Taubman Institute congratulates Sung Won Choi, MD, MS for being chosen as a member of the 2021 class of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). She becomes the 90th Michigan Medicine physician-researcher in the society’s current membership roster. Dr. Choi is the Edith S. Briskin and Shirley K. Schlafer Foundation Research Professor, an…

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Founding Taubman Scholar Speaking at Cardiovascular Health Event

  Join David Pinsky, MD, one of Taubman Institute’s founding scholars, and his colleagues at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center when they present, “Follow Your Heart to Better Health,” Thursday, Feb. 11 at 1 pm as part of the Office of Medical Development’s Well Aware with Michigan Medicine lecture series. Dr. Pinsky is the J. Griswold…

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