Biomedical Innovation Portfolio

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

Sakamoto-600

helping repair nerve damage in patients
#devices

Burns-Ward-project

providing early insight for patients with cardiovascular disease, blood disorders, transfusion needs
#diagnostic

Shore-600

Susan Shore, Ph.D.

Varani-600

James Varani, Ph.D.

Sienko-600-1

Kathleen H. Sienko, Ph.D.

Mohedas-600-1

Ibrahim Mohedas, Ph.D.

Bell-600-1

Carrie Bell, M.D.

burns-600-1

Mark Burns, Ph.D.

Shore-project

Technology aims to remodel neural pathways that cause ringing in ears
#devices

Varani-project

Novel retinoids for treatment of acne without skin inflammation
#therapeutics

innovators600-3Belle

Ashwin Belle, Ph.D.

Projects600-1-5

3D-printed ear splint for congenital ear deformity
#devices

Merajver600-1-4

improving treatment for triple negative breast cancer patients
#therapeutic

Pawelec600

Kendell Pawelec, Ph.D.

Sakamoto600

Jeff Sakamoto, Ph.D.

innovators600-3Kayvan

Kayvan Najarian, Ph.D.

Nyati-project-1

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

Walter-Tewari

empowering effective treatment before progression of disease
#diagnostic

SubQ-Assist-project

enhancing access to pharmaceutical implants
#devices

Merajver600

Sofia Merajver, M.D., Ph.D.

Coleska600-1

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

project-EVOQ600

helping patients with cancer
#therapeutic

FifthEyeInc600

continuous electrocardiogram analysis offers advanced prediction of patient deterioration
#diagnostic

innovators600-5Daniels

Rodney Daniels, M.D.

innovators600-2Zopf

David Zopf, M.D.

innovators600-1

Michael Lanham, M.D.

Lanham6001

helping ease the burden of complex IVF treatment
#healthcareit

walter600

Nils Walter, Ph.D.

Schwendeman600

Anna Schwendeman, Ph.D.

Tewari600

Muneesh Tewari, M.D., Ph.D.

project-drive600-1

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

Larsen600

Scott Larsen, Ph.D.

Ward-600

Kevin Ward, M.D.

Project-Orringer600

helping patients with brain tumors
#device

LawrenceDaniel600

Daniel A. Lawrence, Ph.D.

project-fibrosIX-LLC

helping patients with scleroderma and other fibrotic diseases
#therapeutic

Johnson-Buck600

Alexander Johnson-Buck, Ph.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.

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.

innovators600-4Salamango

Mark Salamango, M.S.

Project-Daniels-Sepsis600

measuring redox potential at point of care
#diagnostic

kim600

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

project-MedigenixBio-600

helping patients with fibrosis
#therapeutic

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.

project-ECM-Technologies600

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

Dujaili

Saja Al-Dujaili, Ph.D.

Project-Leopold-Whitehead600

helping patients with colorectal cancer
#therapeutic

Geiger

James Geiger, M.D.

Wang600

Thomas Wang, 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

Moon600

James Moon, Ph.D.

McHugh

Walker McHugh

Project-Cryo-Anesthesia600

device for rapid anesthesia during eye injections
#device

Campbell

Jonathon Campbell, M.Eng.

Whitehead600

Christopher Whitehead, Ph.D.

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-Colon-Cancer-Diagnostic600

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

Cohen600

Mark Cohen, M.D.

Soellner600

Matthew Soellner, Ph.D.

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.

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

Balis600

Ulysses Balis, M.D.

Tiba600

Mohamad Hakam Tiba, M.D.

ChenP600

Pengyu Chen, Ph.D.

Project-IBD600

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

Najarian600

Kayvan Najarian, Ph.D.

Johnson-Robertson600

Matthew Johnson-Roberson, Ph.D.

Belmont600

Barry Belmont, M.S.

Gideon600

John Gideon, M.S.

Lawrence600

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

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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