2019 Symposium

The 2019 Taubman Prize Symposium featured a keynote by prize recipient Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, MD, of the University of Cambridge. Dr. O’Rahilly, an endocrinologist and researcher, spoke on “The Causes and Consequences of Human Obesity.” He accepted the award from Gayle Taubman Kalisman, PhD.

#GivingBlueday gifts will aid exciting medical research

Their genius.  Your generosity.   The Taubman Institute extends its heartfelt appreciation to all of the donors who generously contributed to our Emerging Scholars on December 3, Giving Blueday.   The laboratories of five researchers will receive your gifts in early January, helping them to further investigations into depression, autoimmune disorders, cancer, dementia and more. …

Congratulations to raffle winner Jayna Duell

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…

Emerging Scholar receives presidential award

Taubman Emerging Scholar Michelle Kahlenberg, MD, PhD, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). by the White House.  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional…

Three new Emerging Scholars named

Three young physician-scientists at U-M are kicking off 2019 with a welcome boost in funding for their research projects, through the Taubman Institute’s innovative grants program for medical school faculty. Generous donors have provided three new Taubman Emerging Scholar grants, which will accelerate the research of early-career physician-investigators at the University of Michigan. The program,…