With this awards program, Michigan 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 seven awards each in 2019 and 2021. 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 Precision Health.