National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health partners with researchers across U-M to advance knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems, and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life and reduce illness and disability.

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U-M, NIH jointly invest $79M to support, expand DEI efforts in biomedical, health sciences

Michigan Program for Advancing Cultural Transformation -  NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Grant ProgramThe University of Michigan and the National Institutes of Health will jointly invest $79 million to support and recruit 30 new faculty members to the Ann Arbor campus as part of a nationwide effort to enhance inclusion and equity across the biomedical and health sciences community.

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U-M receives $71M NIH grant to advance clinical, translational science

two people wearing protective gear in a laboratoryTraditionally, the timeline for translating research into effective therapies for disease has been long. On average, it takes more than 10 years to bring a potential medication to market, and most drugs and other interventions that reach clinical trials fail to produce any benefit for patients. To address this challenge, the National Center for Advancing Translational Science, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research a new seven-year, $71M Clinical and Translational Science Award.

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Projects share $2.1M to aid firearm-injury prevention research

“As a university research community, we have an obligation to use our knowledge, skills and partnerships to apply injury prevention science to find solutions that reduce firearm injuries and deaths, ultimately making our communities safer across Michigan and the nation.” Patrick Carter Co-Director, Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical SchoolFive research teams at the University of Michigan recently received grants totaling $2.1 million to launch new projects designed to address the root causes of, and potential solutions for, important issues surrounding firearm injury. The funding is part of a broad federal investment that aims to reduce firearm-related injuries and deaths.

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