With this awards program, U-M Precision Health aspires to generate meaningful, groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research projects that advance the field of precision health through the use and/or enrichment of U-M Precision Health data and tools/methods/techniques.
Precision Health funded 10 two-year Investigators Awards in 2018, and anticipates funding up to 10 in 2019. Funding available per project may total up to $300,000. Cost-sharing by home schools/departments/institutes of investigators is expected (50%). The cost-sharing requirement has already been met for applicants with primary appointments in Michigan Medicine, the College of Engineering, or the School of Public Health, which are funding partners in U-M Precision Health.