Introducing an Easier Way to Find Funding

Introducing an Easier Way to Find Funding

We know funding is a top priority for MCIRCC members. To make it easier to find new opportunities, our Proposal Development Unit has launched a comprehensive database of critical care opportunities for members.

Operation MCIRCC at Researchpalooza 2017

Operation MCIRCC at Researchpalooza 2017

This year was the most popular Researchpalooza event to date! With more than 4,000 faculty and staff mingling with the 80 biomedical labs and offices across campus, there was plenty of fun to be had!

Valproic Acid for Prolonged Field Care

Valproic Acid for Prolonged Field Care

Most Americans are privileged in that if we suffer a serious injury, we’re able to call an ambulance and be rushed to the necessary level of care. Unfortunately, our troops abroad do not have that luxury. As wars become more dangerous, battlefields become more isolated.

Good Vibrations: Epureanu and Ward win 2018 Coulter Award

Good Vibrations: Epureanu and Ward win 2018 Coulter Award

The journey for intensive care unit (ICU) patients is immensely difficult. Not only do they have to survive their initial injuries or illnesses, they have to overcome surgeries, drug therapies and the risk of infection. During this time, patients are immobilized in bed for prolonged periods and many are attached to mechanical ventilators which assist in their breathing. This immobilization can last for weeks.

Using the Eye as a Window to the Brain

Using the Eye as a Window to the Brain

When first responders are faced with the challenge of caring for a patient with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), whether that be in the Emergency Room, out in the field, or on the front lines, two dilemmas usually come to mind: what is the extent of their initial injury, and are there any secondary injuries underway?

Kessler, Kruger, and Theyyunni win 2018 Coulter Award for Sepsis Fluid Management

Kessler, Kruger, and Theyyunni win 2018 Coulter Award for Sepsis Fluid Management

Affecting more than 1 million Americans each year, sepsis is the leading cause of in-hospital death and costs the healthcare system more than $20B annually. Because the diagnosis and treatment of the disease is extremely challenging, researchers at the University of Michigan are working to develop a sensor that would reduce recovery time for patients, saving hospitals millions of dollars.

Massey TBI Grand Challenge comes to a close with Wolverine Den

Massey TBI Grand Challenge comes to a close with Wolverine Den

After a successful Massey TBI Grand Challenge kick-off event in February, the competition came to a close last month with Wolverine Den (MCIRCC’s version of Shark Tank). Seven teams were awarded funding thanks to the generous gift from the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation.

Belle Wraps Up Michigan Road Scholar Tour

Belle Wraps Up Michigan Road Scholar Tour

Each year, the Michigan Road Scholar Tour takes faculty from the University of Michigan on a five-day traveling seminar throughout the state of Michigan. This educational tour is meant to expose faculty to Michigan’s current state of affairs in topics ranging from economy and government to education and health. This year, MCIRCC's own Ashwin Belle, PhD, participated in this fascinating tour.