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.


TIIP Investigators’ Research Featured in TIME Magazine

Research from U-M faculty: Yu (Ray) Zuo, MD, Jason Knight, MD, PhD and Yogendra Kanthi, MD, describing abnormal blood clotting in some COVID-19 patients was recently published in the journal, Science Translational Medicine. Their findings are also featured in the TIME magazine article, “Scientists Have Uncovered the Likely Cause of a Serious COVID-19 Symptom: Blood…

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Taubman Scholar Paulson elected to National Academy of Medicine

Taubman Scholar Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D.,has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Dr. Paulson is the Lucile Groff Professor of Neurology…

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New professorship honors two Taubman scholars

Taubman Emerging Scholar Kanakadurga Singer, MD, has been designated as the inaugural Valerie Castle Opipari, MD Professor at Michigan Medicine. This new professorship honors Dr. Opipari, a pediatric oncologist-hematologist and the first woman chair of Michigan Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, a post she held from 2003-2018.  As a physician-researcher, Dr. Opipari also is a founding…

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