Office of Research

The Office of Research at the University of Michigan Medical School is constantly striving to enhance the research enterprise, including maintaining an investigator-focused infrastructure, facilitating and diversifying investigators' avenues for funding, and streamlining research processes.

We focus on you, so you can focus on great science.

From the enabling technologies of the Biomedical Research Core Facilities to proposal review by the Grant Review & Analysis Office to clinical study development by the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, the Office of Research comprises over a dozen units offering a wide range of support to the research community.  Across the spectrum, our team's primary mission is to foster an environment of innovation and efficiency that serves the Medical School research community and, ultimately, contributes to positive patient impact.

Questions about research at the University of Michigan Medical School? CLICK HERE to learn more, or HERE to view "frequently asked questions." Or contact the Medical School Office of Research at or 734-615-1332.


Writing stock image
Thursday, February 22, 2018
8:00 am to 12:30 pm

BSRB Seminar Rooms

Co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development, this half-day workshop covers proposal writing for NIH, NSF, foundations grants, and more! Faculty panel will follow the presentation.

Group: Research
Data Direct Website screenshot
Thursday, February 22, 2018
10:00 am to 11:00 am


Members of a clinical research team who are new users of DataDirect or users looking for more information on features and functionality of the tool are invited to attend this live online training. 

Group: Research
Clinical Trials Research Spotlight
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Med Sci 1, M5330

You're invited to join the Clinical Trials Support Office as they shine a spotlight on the clinical trials research transformation here at the University of Michigan, in an event featuring Dr. Peter Higgins and Project Manager Kay Sauder in an engaging “talkshow style” panel discussion.

Group: Research
Photo of lasers from the Flow Cytometry Core
Thursday, March 01, 2018
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Medical Science Building II, Room NLH-3695

Familiarize yourself with one of the top software packages for analyzing flow cytometry data at the FlowJo training seminar.

Group: Research
Jividen presenting
Thursday, March 29, 2018
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

BSRB, Seminar Rooms

Join Research Development for a grant proposal writing workshop addressing many different types of applications -- open to ALL UMMS faculty, postdocs, students and staff!

Group: Research