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  • CBR Suspends DNA Isolation Services for Non-biorepository Investigators

    Due to the high demand for biospecimens collected from COVID-19 patients, new biorepository onboarding projects, and increased processing requirements for our biobanking colleagues, the Central...
    Posted On: April 6, 2021
  • Free PPE and Disinfectant Supplies Available at NCRC April 12-23

    Last Spring, as COVID-19 was surging, the U-M hospital began experiencing PPE and cleaning supply shortages. All throughout the university, research labs donated materials such as masks, gloves, and...
    Posted On: March 31, 2021
  • Increased Lab Capacity & Tier 3 Human Subjects Research Activation on April 1

    A message from Dr. Kunkel... Dear Colleagues, Earlier today, Rebecca Cunningham, U-M Vice President for Research, made two important announcements that will take effect on April 1, 2021:
    Posted On: March 17, 2021
  • Call for R01 Boot Camp Mentees and Coaches

    R01 Boot Camp is an intensive mentorship program designed to help early career faculty receive their first NIH Research Project Grants (R01, or equivalent). The U-M Medical School Office of Research...
    Posted On: February 18, 2021
  • Projects Awarded $1.1 Million by MTRAC

    Fast Forward Medical Innovation, a unit of the Medical School Office of Research, recently announced that its Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) for Life Sciences...
    Posted On: February 16, 2021
  • Recent Updates to MCRU's Time & Events Table

    In response to customer feedback, the Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) has simplified their intake process and updated documentation. 
    Posted On: January 12, 2021
  • MCRU RN Services Available Starting February 1

    The Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) is happy to announce that they are adding full-time (Monday – Friday) Nursing Services to our clinical research service line starting February 1, 2021....
    Posted On: January 12, 2021
  • MCRU CVC's Room 10 Closed for Non-COVID Use

    The Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) is actively working with study teams on numerous protocols focused on COVID-19 research. Safety precautions must be followed for known COVID-19 positive...
    Posted On: December 15, 2020
  • Reminder: Guidelines for Sending Email to Multiple Patients

    Due to a recent incident that resulted in the accidental disclosure of the email addresses of over 1000 patients, we are providing the following guidance as a reminder to staff on the proper...
    Posted On: December 14, 2020
  • Teri Grieb, Ph.D., Appointed Associate Dean for Research Strategy

    At their December meeting, the U-M Board of Regents approved the appointment of Teri A. Grieb, Ph.D., as the Associate Dean for Research Strategy in the Medical School effective December 1. Dr.
    Posted On: December 7, 2020

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