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 Technology Talk: SEQ-Scope

Thursday, December 16, 5-6 pm via Zoom Join us for the latest Taubman Technology Talk, featuring Jun Lee, PhD. Click here for free Zoom registration. Dr. Lee’s talk, “See Everything Quickly through SEQ-Scope — Microscopic Examination of Spatial Transcriptome,” discusses a technique he and his team have developed. It uses high-throughput sequencing, instead of a…

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Taubman Institute joins in supporting work/life balance for early researchers

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the special challenges facing early-career faculty who are balancing family caregiving responsibilities with building their biomedical research careers. Now, new funding from national nonprofits and internal resources will help support selected U-M Medical School faculty facing this situation. The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, in concert with the American Heart Association,…

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Emerging Scholar receives 2021 Junior Faculty Endowment Award

John Carethers, MD, chair of Michigan Medicine’s Dept. of Internal Medicine, announced that Taubman Institute Emerging Scholar, Brian Emmer, MD, PhD received the Laurence F. McMahon MD Dept. of Internal Medicine Early Career Endowment Award. His was one of just three awards announced for 2021. Dr. Carethers explained the award as follows: The Department of…

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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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