Top health initiatives
The Perinatology Research Branch, the only NIH branch in the country dedicated to the study of infant mortality and premature birth, helping more than 20,000 at-risk mothers since 2002.
The Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio), a $90 million facility dedicated to studying and eliminating the many health disparities affecting Detroit's residents.
The Center for Urban Studies and its Health Research and Evaluation Program, engaging in interdisciplinary, community-based research that benefits the physical and mental health of local neighborhoods.
The Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, which works to improve the development, health and well-being of infants, children, youth and their families across the lifespan through research, education and outreach.
The Institute of Gerontology, dedicated to research in social and behavioral sciences, cognitive neuroscience, and issues of aging and urban health.
The Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic, a medical-legal partnership that offers students training in practical lawyering skills while serving low-income cancer patients receiving treatment.
Michigan's largest multiple sclerosis (MS) clinic, and the largest African American MS clinic in the country, treating more than 4,000 patients annually.
The Center for School Health and the Building Healthy Communities Program, which provides an opportunity for elementary schools to participate in a healthy schools transformation program while building an environment for longterm sustainability.
The Horizons Project, the only HIV/AIDS program in Michigan that focuses on providing services to HIV-positive and at-risk youth ages 13 to 24.