2019: News Archive

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September 17, 2019

Three early-stage cancer drug projects receive pilot grants to help them advance from the bench toward the bedside.

July 31, 2019

Michigan Drug Discovery has awarded pilot funding to projects working on innovative approaches to treat fibrotic diseases, neurodegenerative disorders, diverticulitis, autoimmune diseases and several forms of cancer.

Cell painting by Stepanie King, LSI
May 10, 2019

A new study finds that U-M-designed compounds led to significantly smaller, slower growing tumors.

April 8, 2019

President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative is offering a new funding opportunity to improve core research resources across the University of Michigan.

March 8, 2019

Michigan Drug Discovery has awarded early-stage funding for five new projects by faculty from across U-M, with the the goals of discovering new drugs for treating cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and heart disease and creating new non-opioid painkillers.

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January 2, 2019

The Regents of the University of Michigan (U-M) will expand the U-M Biomedical Seed Fund that provides equity-based investments in U-M life science spin outs.