Human Research


Search below to explore services, equipment, locations, and more

Please click on the core name for more details on the resources and expertise available in each.

Central Ligand Assay Satellite Services Laboratory (CLASS)

offers custom kits and processing/storage/analysis services for a wide range of analytes.

Daniel McConnell, PhD

Data Office for Clinical & Translational Research (DOCTR)

enables secure access to patient data through investigator-friendly, self-serve tools and custom data extracts.

Data Science, Biostatistics, and Informatics Core

provides experimental design, data management, health analytics, mathematical modeling, and statistical computing.


offers a fully functional homelike research environment to facilitate human-centered research in a wide variety of contexts.

Alicia Carmichael

Human Research 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Research 3T)

provides anatomic and advanced MR imaging services for IRB-approved, sponsor-funded studies and clinical trials.

Thomas L. Chenevert, PhD

Institute for Healthcare and Policy Innovation (IHPI)

access to 20 terabytes of data, from more than 113 million Americans, for researchers to study how healthcare works.

Patrick Brady, MHA

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Virtual Data Enclave (ICPSR)

maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences.

Stuart Hutchings

Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC) Chemistry Laboratory

provides assays related to diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension for short-term and long-term human and animal studies.

Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC) Clinical Core

provides expertise and services to support basic, translation, and clinical diabetes research.

William Herman, MD, MPH

Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR)

educates, funds, connects & supports clinical and translational research teams.

Michigan Integrative Musculoskeletal Health Core Center (MiMHC)

Our 3 Cores provide analyses aimed at understanding musculoskeletal health using paraffin and plastic (hard tissue) histology and training, micro/nanoCT imaging, Raman spectrometry, whole animal/tissue level testing, Omics and machine learning support.

Karl Jepsen, PhD

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Michigan Performance Research Laboratory (MiPR)

investigates the biomechanics of human movement with the intention of optimizing potential, performance, and functionality.

Ronald Zernicke, PhD
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Micro & Nano Computed Tomography Advanced Imaging Core

provides 3-D imaging and quantitative analysis of structures/materials, including metals, silica-based chips and plastics.

Mixed Methods Program

promotes rigorous mixed methods research and scholarship across academic disciplines.

Mobile Technologies Core, Eisenberg Family Depression Center

Provides support, guidance and technical skills to utilize mobile technologies and digital mental health measures.

Victoria Bennett

Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group (MPOG)

Promote safe and evidence-based perioperative care for patients through research, education and quality improvement

Multicultural Study of Trauma Recovery (MiStory)

an international collaboration working together to study the relationships among culture, gender, and trauma recovery.

Denise Saint Arnault

Neuropsychology Program

provides neuropsychological evaluations, quality assurance, test formulation, data collection coordination, and analysis.

Carol Persad, PhD

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Nutrition, Exercise and Phenotype Testing Core (NExT)

provides general phenotyping, bionutrition support, and physical activity/exercise assessments.

Total Cores: 25