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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.