Biomedical Innovation Portfolio

Thanks to the generous support of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the citizens of the State of Michigan, these cutting-edge biomedical innovations are on the fast track to helping patients around the world.

project-EVOQ600

helping patients with cancer
#therapeutic

Schwendeman600

Anna Schwendeman, Ph.D.

project-MedigenixBio-600

helping patients with fibrosis
#therapeutic

Moon600

James Moon, Ph.D.

Larsen600

Scott Larsen, Ph.D.

Coleska600-1

Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska, M.S., Ph.D

Najarian600

Kayvan Najarian, Ph.D.

project-ECM-Technologies600

fast, precise, and easy detection of irregular heart rhythms
#diagnostic

LawrenceDaniel600

Daniel A. Lawrence, Ph.D.

Project-Daniels-Sepsis600

measuring redox potential at point of care
#diagnostic

project-fibrosIX-LLC

helping patients with scleroderma and other fibrotic diseases
#therapeutic

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.

retinascope2

providing early detection of a leading cause of blindness
#diagnostic

Project-Coleska-Myeloma600

overcoming drug resistance and improving treatments for multiple myeloma patients
#therapeutic

Braley600-1

Tiffany Braley, M.D., M.S.

Orringer600

Dan Orringer, M.D.

Borjigin600

Jimo Borjigin, Ph.D.

Whitehead600

Christopher Whitehead, Ph.D.

Project-Orringer600

helping patients with brain tumors
#device

kim600

Tyson Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Project-Braley-Sleep-Apnea600

helping patients with obstructive sleep apnea
#therapeutic

Kales600-1

Helen C. Kales, M.D.

Neubig600

Richard Neubig, Ph.D., M.D.

Daniels600

Rodney C. Daniels, M.D.

Project-Virule600

new medication targets deadly viruses
#therapeutic

Leopold600

Judith Leopold, Ph.D.

Nallamothu600

Brahmajee Nallamothu, M.D.

project-najarian600-1

helping patients with coronary heart disease
#healthcareIT

MTRAC is supported by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the William Davidson Foundation.

David Markovitz, M.D.

Cornell600

Timothy Cornell, M.D.

Dujaili

Saja Al-Dujaili, Ph.D.

Project-Leopold-Whitehead600

helping patients with colorectal cancer
#therapeutic

Geiger

James Geiger, M.D.

Kurabayashi600

Katsuo Kurabayashi, Ph.D.

Besirli600

Cagri G. Besirli, M.D., Ph.D.

Project-BuddyButton600

adjustable gastric feeding tube for children
#device

Project-WeCare600

providing caregivers with non-drug approaches to manage dementia behavioral symptoms
#healthcareIT

Project-Sepsis-Risk600

handheld device for rapid measurement of immune response in pediatric cancer patients
#device

ChenP600

Pengyu Chen, Ph.D.

McHugh

Walker McHugh

Project-Cryo-Anesthesia600

device for rapid anesthesia during eye injections
#device

Campbell

Jonathon Campbell, M.Eng.

King600

Steven King, Ph.D.

Pipe600

Kevin P. Pipe, Ph.D.

Jayasundera600

Thiran Jayasundera, M.D.

Jalife600

José Jalife, M.D.

Project-Breast-Cancer_Ally600

providing patients with effective disease management
#diagnostic

project-cardiotoxicity600-1

cardiotoxicity screen benefits drug development process
#diagnostic

project-eyeanalyze600-1

automated analysis of retinal imaging helps patients suffering from eye diseases
#healthcareIT

project-airwaycradle600-1

improving patient safety during sedation or altered levels of consciousness
#device

Sabel600

Michael Sabel, M.D.

project-drive600-1

helping critical care patients with effective, non-invasive blood volume analysis
#diagnostic

Project-Colon-Cancer-Diagnostic600

helping patients who are at increased risk for developing colorectal cancer
#diagnostic

Herron600

Todd Herron, Ph.D.

Provost600

Emily Provost, Ph.D.

Demehri600

Farokh Demehri, M.D.

Mukesh600

Mukesh Nyati, Ph.D.

Shih600

Albert Shih, Ph.D.

project-scarab600-1

targeted drug helps patients with adrenal gland malignancies
#therapeutic

project-priori600-1

acoustic-based smartphone app predicts bipolar mood swings
#healthcareIT

Baveja600

Satinder Singh Baveja, Ph.D.

McInnis600

Melvin McInnis, M.D.

Balis600

Ulysses Balis, M.D.

Tiba600

Mohamad Hakam Tiba, M.D.

Project-IBD600

computational diagnostic for inflammatory bowel disease will help patients use long-term thiopurine therapy without adverse side effects
#diagnostic

Johnson-Robertson600

Matthew Johnson-Roberson, Ph.D.

Belmont600

Barry Belmont, M.S.

Project-PI-Squared600

targeted therapeutic that helps patients who have limited or no cancer treatment options because of their EGFR-TKI resistant tumors
#therapeutic

Gideon600

John Gideon, M.S.

Cohen600

Mark Cohen, M.D.

Wang600

Thomas Wang, M.D.

Lawrence600

Theodore Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D.

Project-Genomenon600

University of Michigan startup offers innovative software program that helps cancer patients by quickly interpreting genetic information to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment
#healthcareIT

QUESTIONS?

Have questions about biomedical innovation at the University of Michigan? Contact Fast Forward Medical Innovation at ffmioffice@umich.edu or call (734) 615-5060.

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