Leadership Vision

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel.

“The North Campus Research Complex demonstrates the University of Michigan’s commitment to research that benefits the public. The NCRC’s faculty, students and staff unite several academic disciplines, more than half of U-M’s schools and colleges, and key departments that save lives in Michigan Medicine. This work produces life-changing innovations through indispensable collaborations with the private sector, nonprofit organizations, and federal, state and local governments. The cutting-edge research being conducted at the NCRC is providing jobs and technology that are boosting the regional economy today, while creating exciting new possibilities for a better and more prosperous tomorrow.”

-Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan President

“The North Campus Research Complex has grown to reflect the vibrancy and diverse nature of our medical school faculty, researchers, staff, and students, who support our education, research and patient care missions every day. NCRC facilitates communication and collaboration across multiple disciplines, in ways that have been greatly fostered by having a centralized hub for interaction and engagement in different disciplines across faculty, staff and students. I have been increasingly impressed with the innovation and discoveries that occur at NCRC, and look forward to more intellectual and research excitement in the coming year.”

-Dean Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and CEO of Michigan Medicine

Dean Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and CEO of Michigan Medicine

“The North Campus Research Complex has emerged as a vibrant hub of innovation that spans everything from pioneering interdisciplinary research to translation to practice through our Business Engagement Center and Office of Technology Transfer. With its strong connections across campus as well as with industry, it serves as a resource for the entire U-M research community.”

-S. Jack Hu, Ph.D., Vice President for Research

“In less than a decade the North Campus Research Complex has grown to more than 3000 dynamic individuals actively seeking solutions to today’s most pressing healthcare challenges. New technologies brought from lab to clinical use by the NCRC’s renowned research teams in engineering and medicine are creating the future of health care.”

-Alec D. Gallimore, Ph.D., Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering

Carol Bradford, M.D., M.S., Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Medical School“The North Campus Research Complex has built a vibrant and inclusive learning community that thrives on bold and innovative education and discovery. The possibilities that co-location and collaboration offer the next generation of translational researchers are astonishing. Our future is very bright at Michigan Medicine.”

-Carol Bradford, M.D., M.S., Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Medical School

“The investment that the UM made by purchasing the Pfizer Facility then turning it into the North Campus Research Complex has transformed our ability to provide outstanding wet and dry laboratory research space for carrying out cutting-edge research. Initial concerns whether investigators and trainees would want to work in a ‘far away’ location relative to other parts of the UM campus became quickly surpassed by what has become a hotbed for vibrant and collaborative research and one of the most desirable places on campus to be.”

-Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Vice Dean for Research, Medical School

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