FAST FORWARD MEDICAL INNOVATION HOME
David Markovitz, M.D.
FFMI at the University of Michigan acts as an innovation navigator for U-M biomedical researchers and their potential external collaborators in diagnostics, therapeutics, devices, and healthcare IT.
device for rapid anesthesia during eye injections
Timothy Cornell, M.D.
Saja Al-Dujaili, Ph.D.
James Geiger, M.D.
Katsuo Kurabayashi, Ph.D.
adjustable gastric feeding tube for children
Cagri G. Besirli, M.D., Ph.D.
U-M Translational Research and Commercialization for Life Sciences (MTRAC) provides mid-stage research funding and resources to nurture biomedical projects with a high potential of commercial success.
new medication targets deadly viruses
Pengyu Chen, Ph.D.
handheld device for rapid measurement of immune response in pediatric cancer patients
Jonathon Campbell, M.Eng.
MTRAC is supported by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the William Davidson Foundation.
Steven King, Ph.D.
Seasoned leaders in industry and entrepreneurship, MTRAC’s Oversight Committee members select the biomedical innovation projects funded and act as mentors to research teams as their projects progress.
Kevin P. Pipe, Ph.D.
Anna Schwendeman, Ph.D.
Thiran Jayasundera, M.D.
José Jalife, M.D.
providing patients with effective disease management
cardiotoxicity screen benefits drug development process
automated analysis of retinal imaging helps patients suffering from eye diseases
improving patient safety during sedation or altered levels of consciousness
Kevin Ward, M.D.
Michael Sabel, M.D.
helping critical care patients with effective, non-invasive blood volume analysis
innovative screening technique for early colon cancer detection
U-M MTRAC for Life Sciences Overview Video
Todd Herron, Ph.D.
Emily Provost, Ph.D.
Farokh Demehri, M.D.
Mukesh Nyati, Ph.D.
Albert Shih, Ph.D.
targeted drug helps patients with adrenal gland malignancies
acoustic-based smartphone app predicts bipolar mood swings
Satinder Singh Baveja, Ph.D.
Melvin McInnis, M.D.
Ulysses Balis, M.D.
Mohamad Hakam Tiba, M.D.
computational diagnostic for inflammatory bowel disease will help patients use long-term thiopurine therapy without adverse side effects
Matthew Johnson-Roberson, Ph.D.
Barry Belmont, M.S.
targeted therapeutic that helps patients who have limited or no cancer treatment options because of their EGFR-TKI resistant tumors
Mark Cohen, M.D.
Thomas Wang, M.D.
Theodore Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D.
Peter Higgins, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Michigan startup offers innovative software program that helps cancer patients by quickly interpreting genetic information to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment
John Gideon, M.S.