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.

NEWS & EVENTS

Taubman Technology Talk — November 9, 2021

Join us at 5 p.m. on November 9 for the latest Taubman Technology Talk, about using in vivo calcium imaging in freely behaving animals to decode neural information. “How Am I Wired?” will be presented by Joanna Spencer-Segal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of internal medicine in the division of metabolism, endocrinology, and diabetes. This…

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Two New Emerging Scholars Appointed

Two more Michigan Medicine physician-scientists have been designated as Taubman Emerging Scholars, the university’s Taubman Institute announced. The five-year, $200,000 Emerging Scholar grants are intended to accelerate the work of faculty members who run research laboratories in addition to caring for patients. “Physician-investigators fill a vitally important role in the development of new medical discovery…

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A research project funded by the Taubman Institute has demonstrated that a simple, wearable temperature sensor was able to detect dangerous complications in hospitalized cancer patients hours earlier than routine monitoring. The device, which takes readings every two minutes and wirelessly transmits them to the cloud, was able to quickly detect adverse events that affect body…

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Taubman Emerging Scholar tapped as cancer center’s first DEIJ lead

The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center has named Erika Newman, M.D., as its first associate director for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. She will lead the center’s efforts to diversify the next generation of healthcare professionals and researchers, and to champion an anti-racist and just culture within the cancer center. Dr. Newman, a Taubman…

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