Introducing Three New MCIRCC Catalyst Team Members

Introducing Three New MCIRCC Catalyst Team Members

We’re kicking off the summer with an exciting announcement: We’ve added three new, creative members to our MCIRCC Catalyst team. We’d like to introduce you to Bryce, Richelle, and Alex who have already started their work for MCIRCC.

K-12 Fellowship Profile: David Machado-Aranda, MD

K-12 Fellowship Profile: David Machado-Aranda, MD

Thanks to NIH funding, the University of Michigan now offers a multi-year, multidisciplinary training program for advanced training in emergency critical care research. In this two-part series, we will be profiling the fellows selected for this year’s K-12 program. This month we interview David Machado-Aranda, MD, whose research focuses on using gene therapy to treat trauma-related pneumonia and sepsis.

Regents Approve MCIRCC Faculty Promotions

Regents Approve MCIRCC Faculty Promotions

The Board of Regents recently recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure and/or promotion of faculty on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The promotions are presented below by school, in alphabetical order.

Fast, Precise, and Easy Detection of Irregular Heart Rhythms

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the United States. A stroke, sometimes called a brain attack, often happens when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain. Electrocardiography (ECG) is one of the most widely used noninvasive diagnostic tools for cardiovascular diseases and plays an essential role in the evaluation of stroke.

Saying Goodbye to the PDU's Jaine Place

Please join us in extending our best wishes to MCIRCC’s Proposal Development Unit Manager, Jaine Place. After a 35 year career, three of which were spent at MCIRCC, Jaine will be retiring at the end of this month.

Let us tell your story

Let us tell your story

Every day our MCIRCC members achieve great things. You’re awarded a sizable grant, you publish a new, groundbreaking paper, or you discover something incredible in your innovative research. The goal of the Catalyst Newsletter has always been to tell those stories and get the word out about your great achievements. 

Innovation Underground Recap

Innovation Underground Recap

Last month our members gathered for a few drinks at Arbor Brewing Company to kick-start our Innovation Underground series for the year. There were delicious food and drinks, prizes raffled, and even an impromptu pitch for funding—just what Innovation Underground is all about!

Massey TBI Grand Challenge Recap

Last month, researchers from across U-M came together to hear from the nation’s leaders in traumatic brain injury (TBI) at MCIRCC’s Massey TBI Grand Challenge. The event kicked-off the competition, which funds innovative solutions that address the golden hours of care after severe TBI.

March Madness for Science? Vote for U-M Pulmonologist!

March Madness for Science? Vote for U-M Pulmonologist!

The U-M basketball teams aren't the only ones going for national glory in tournament play this March. A team of U-M Medical School scientists and physicians has a shot at a national title, too. But they need the support — and votes — of maize-and-blue fans everywhere.

Press Play: MCIRCC's New Video

MCIRCC impacts critical care in a variety of innovative ways. In order to better tell our incredible story, we've developed an informational video to get our message out there.

2016 Year in Review

As the year comes to a close, MCIRCC Executive Director, Kevin Ward, MD and Managing Director, Phil Jacokes, wrap up another successful year with some key highlights.

Using technology to stop hemorrhaging data

In healthcare, we talk a lot about how we can use data to improve patient care. We discuss the importance of interoperability, the need for more data to be available to physicians, and how data can help physicians spot an issue with a patient they otherwise may not have caught.

Massey Regional 2016 TBI Conference Recap

Last month, MCIRCC hosted the Massey Regional TBI Conference to explore the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of traumatic brain injury. Through lectures, a poster session, and scientific presentations from funded Massey TBI Grand Challenge teams, the conference was able to generate powerful dialogue about the most complex disease in the most complex organ.