These are exciting times for biomedical research funding, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins told faculty members and students Wednesday at the 2017 MCubed Symposium.
A downward trend in NIH's federal funding that began around 2003 and hit a low point in 2013 has turned around in recent years.
The next big idea to help people with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, depression or many other conditions could be bubbling up right now in a University of Michigan research lab.
Or it might be a new idea in the mind of a U-M doctor, scientist, health care professional, graduate student or patient.
A new interdisciplinary health sciences resource center at the University of Michigan has received an $11.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health to advance regenerative medicine.
Two University of Michigan faculty members were awarded the coveted National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award for novel approaches to solving major challenges in biomedical research.
The University of Michigan is part of a new research initiative to investigate how exposure to a range of environmental factors in early development — from conception through early childhood — influences the health of children and adolescents.