Research

Our research has been built on a history of excellence. We conduct basic, clinical, and outcomes research. Visit our research sections below for more information.

Listen to Michigan Medicine's team of researchers from various disciplines discuss finding new treatments and new ways to prevent diabetic complications including diabetic kidney disease, diabetic neuropathy, and diabetic retinopathy.

Research Highlights

Study of 24 U.S. Hospitals Shows Onset of COVID-19 Led to Spike in Sepsis Alerts

Karandeep Singh, MD, MMSc and team look at the number of sepsis alerts in the months before and during COVID-19 and found a significant jump in alerts after the start of the pandemic.

End-Stage Kidney Disease Patients Show Increased Risk of Infection, Mortality from COVID-19

U-M researchers, including Joseph Messana, MD; Claudia Dahlerus, PhD; and Jonathan Segal, MD, find that patients undergoing long-term dialysis, especially Black and Hispanic patients and those living in nursing homes, were severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kidney Disease Is a Problem for Cerebral Palsy Patients. Why Are Doctors Missing It?

Andrea Oliverio, MD examines the association between kidney disease and mortality among adults with cerebral palsy.

CDC Funding for Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System

Rajiv Saran, MD, MRCP, MS and team receive $6 million dollars in funding from the CDC to support and improve the U.S. CDC Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System.