MCIRCC 2018 Year In Review

MCIRCC 2018 Year In Review

From 23 invention disclosures to 3 spin-off companies, MCIRCC members made a real impact in 2018.

The Next Generation of Vital Signs

The Next Generation of Vital Signs

Vital signs are archaic or “late to the game.” You read that right. Traditional vital signs that are collected and indicate a problem such as low/high blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc. are not detectably altered until your body has already been trying to compensate for a deficiency.

But what if the problem could’ve been detected and prevented before your body began to act up by developing new and more informative vital signs? Insert New Vital Signs

New NSF Grant will Help Rewrite the Rules of Big Data Using Sepsis as a Prime Example

New NSF Grant will Help Rewrite the Rules of Big Data Using Sepsis as a Prime Example

MCIRCC members Harm Derksen, PhD (Department of Mathematics), Kayvan Najarian, PhD (Departments of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics and Emergency Medicine), Jonathan Gryak, PhD (Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics), Kevin Ward, MD(Deparments of Emergency Medicine and Biomedical Engineering) and Timothy Cornell, MD, FAAP (Stanford University), were recently awarded a $1.4M grant by the National Science Foundation.

Mad Minute with Kenn Oldham, PhD

Mad Minute with Kenn Oldham, PhD

Read about MCIRCC Associate Director, Kenn Oldham, PhD whose expertise in mechanical engineering proves vital across the spectrum of critical care.

David Chesney to receive 2018 James T. Neubacher Award

David Chesney to receive 2018 James T. Neubacher Award

MCIRCC member David Chesney encourages his students to reimagine the way in which U-M campus learning and living can be designed for those affected by a disability.

He teaches students at both the beginning of their undergraduate academic experience and at the end that the skills they develop can not only be used to solve excessively technical problems but they can also have a significant social impact.

In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

Gift from the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation supports coordinated emergency-critical care, a research competition, and traumatic brain injury education.

Kayvan Najarian: Building Technologies That Save Lives

Kayvan Najarian: Building Technologies That Save Lives

Kayvan Najarian, PhD was interviewed by Medium for a series examining the lives and journeys of prominent Iranian-Americans who have made seminal contributions to their fields of endeavour that have led to significant achievements.

Heming Yao receives 2018 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award

Heming Yao receives 2018 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award

Heming Yao was recently awarded the 2018 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award from the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies. Yao was nominated by Kayvan Najarian, PhD, her mentor from the Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics. 

The award recognizes participation and leadership in efforts that extend beyond the laboratory, broadening the impact of either research or scientific education.

MCIRCC Team ‘Brings Home the Hardware’ from Researchpalooza

MCIRCC Team ‘Brings Home the Hardware’ from Researchpalooza

Researchpalooza, an annual Michigan Medicine Ice Cream Social on August 8th that is organized by the Medical School Office of Research, is a fun opportunity for 91 exhibiting organizations of the Medical School to display what makes them an integral part of the Michigan Medicine machine. 

This year, members of our MCIRCC Catalyst Team brought their A-game, earning the event’s Most Spirited Award!

Mad Minute with Meagan Ramsey

Mad Minute with Meagan Ramsey

Welcome to Meagan Ramsey, Proposal Development Unit Director! She is striving to assist everyone she can in submitting a competitive proposal, including finding funding opportunities and strategic positioning. She also will help provide significant assistance with proposal planning and development (e.g., creating writing and submission timelines, requirements checklists, and writing templates; drafting supporting documents; coordinating with your research administrator; providing writing, editing, and graphics expertise).