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Making a Difference in Research
The U-M Life Sciences Institute is creating bold new tools to improve human health, thanks to great scientists, a great university… and you.
As our partner in the lifesaving process, you provide the support that helps move new discoveries from the lab bench to the patient’s bedside. The work you help us do today leads to tomorrow’s cures.
- Disease Focus: If you or a loved one became ill, you would want the best medical minds in the world working on a cure. Learn how your support for the Life Sciences Institute helps scientists understand some of humanity’s most troubling diseases, from cancer to diabetes—pointing the way toward new and ever more effective treatments.
- Innovation Partnership: The University of Michigan is known world-round as an innovation engine. See how you can help the LSI’s top researchers move their best ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace—generating products and businesses that stimulate the economy and benefit us all.
UM/Israel Partnership for Research
: Science works best when knowledge is shared. The U-M/Israel Partnership for Research supports scientists pooling their best ideas across vast distances. Learn how you can help LSI researchers and their colleagues at some of Israel’s top universities and institutes take collaboration to a whole new level.
Stem Cell Research
: At the LSI, dedicated scientists are employing stem cell research to overcome old obstacles in the treatment of cancer, degenerative diseases and birth defects. Read about their latest efforts, and how your support will help open entirely new fields of medical discovery.