MICHR Overview

MICHR is here to enable & enhance clinical & translational research at U-MWe do this by being a catalytic partner who educates, funds, connects, and supports research teams here and beyond. Think of our helpful and knowledgeable staff as your extended research team. 

Founded in 2006, MICHR develops research talent through its predoctoral and postdoctoral education programs; helps investigators launch their ideas through pilot grant funding and consultation; connects researchers with community groups, clinics, practice-based networks, and potential study volunteers; and supports research teams with clinical research management services, including biostatistical design and analysis, study management and monitoring, data management, a clinical trials office for industry partnerships, and a fully-equipped and professionally-staffed clinical research unit.


MICHR received a Clinical and Translational Science Award in 2007 from the former National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) and the current National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Renewed in 2012, we are proud to be part of a national consortium of 62 academic research institutions funded by the CTSA program, accelerating discoveries toward better health.

If MICHR has provided you with support for your research study, please cite us along with our grant number 2UL1TR000433, as required by the NIH.


View our Prezi overview presentation for more information.

Contact us today: 734.998.7474 or um-michr@umich.edu


Letters of Support

Grant proposals can be strengthened by a letter of support detailing relevant MICHR resources and services. MICHR has a standard process for issuing letters of support. Details can be found on this page.


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