Congratulations to Jayna Duell! Her entry was drawn from the nearly 400 entries at the Taubman Institute’s 2019 Researchpalooza booth on Thursday, August 15. Jayna won a Michigan Fan Package containing a Michigan water bottle, a Block M ice bucket, a Michigan rally towel, and a “Go Blue” bumper sticker. Other items in the package…
Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD, has been selected to deliver the “Rising Star” lecture at the International Investigative Dermatology conference in May. Rising Star lectures celebrate the best of emerging dermatological science throughout the world; prominent young researchers engaged in high-impact science are invited to provide a short overview on their current work. Dr. Gudjonsson is the…
Michelle Kahlenberg, MD, PhD selected for a prestigious lectureship by the Rheumatology Research Foundation
Taubman Institute Emerging Scholar Michelle Kahlenberg, MD, PhD, recently was selected for a prestigious lectureship by the Rheumatology Research Foundation. Dr. Kahlenberg is a rheumatologist and assistant professor of internal medicine at U-M. In addition to caring for patients, she runs a research laboratory that specializes in the study of systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune…
The 10th Annual Taubman Institute Symposium featured a tribute to the institute’s first decade and a keynote by Taubman Prize recipient and multiple sclerosis thought leader Stephen L. Hauser, MD.
He succeeds Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., who has served as director since the institute was founded in 2007 with a gift from the late philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman. Its mission is to enhance the support of physician-researchers at the University of Michigan through financial grants, mentoring programs and a collaborative community of Taubman Scholars.
“I’m thrilled to take the institute into its second decade,” said Burant. “I’m especially honored to be following my friend and mentor Eva Feldman in this position. As founding director of the institute, Dr. Feldman has built a world-class center that has helped multiple clinician-investigators in a critical stage of their careers, and led to discoveries that already are making a difference in people’s lives.
Ann Arbor, Mich — A physician-researcher whose work challenged conventional thinking about multiple sclerosis (MS) is the 2017 recipient of the $100,000 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Research, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute announced.
Stephen L. Hauser, M.D., director of the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences and professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco, will receive the honor in recognition of his paradigm-changing discoveries that paved the way for a highly effective drug in the treatment of MS.
Hauser will accept the award and deliver a keynote talk at the Taubman Institute’s annual symposium on October 20 in Ann Arbor.
Taubman Emerging Scholar Rajesh C. Rao, M.D., won The American Society for Clinical Investigation’s Young Physician-Scientist Award, which includes an invitation to present his groundbreaking eye cancer research and be recognized at its 2017 Joint Meeting in Chicago April 21-23.
Women In Science Conference – June 7, 2017, Ann Arbor. Comparable numbers of women and men train in medical fields but fewer women achieve the rank of professor.
Taubman Institute Chief Innovation Officer Parag G. Patil, MD, PhD, will participate in “The Autonomous Patient: Entrepreneurs Driving Health Care” seminar.
2018 Taubman Institute Emerging Scholar Symposium April 13, 2018 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 5050 Brehm Tower The Taubman Institute is pleased to showcase the work of four outstanding clinician-scientists at its 2018 Emerging Scholars Symposium on April 13. The newest Taubman Scholar, Donna Martin, MD, PhD, will present the keynote talk, “Novel Insights into…