Research Strengths

Paulson Lab

The University of Michigan Medical School hosts 29 departments and 15 major centers and institutes at the forefront of innovation across the entire research spectrum.

Our faculty and staff are widely recognized for team science across campus, across the country, and around the world. And our Strategic Research Initiative is “fast forwarding” biomedical innovations and shaping the future of human health and global healthcare policy.

Research Profiles offer a sampling of snapshots of the cutting-edge science of our faculty and staff, and these strengths represent an example of our robust portfolio of research leadership.     



Host Microbiome Initiative

Inflammation & Immunology


Molecular Imaging & Radiology

Protein Folding Diseases Initiative

Regenerative Medicine

Translational Pathology

Vascular Diseases