Research is Critical in Care

Restoring Life Through Integration

The Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (M-CIRCC) is one of the world’s first comprehensive research enterprises devoted to improving the care of the victim of critical illness and injury. M-CIRCC is pursuing this unique mission by creating an innovative multidisciplinary research infrastructure designed to catalyze the translation of scientific discovery to the multiple interrelated disease platforms of critical illness and injury involving all age groups and patient populations. M-CIRCC will serve as the scientific home and platform for basic scientists, engineers, clinical investigators, inventors and entrepreneurs interested in the care of patients with life-threatening acute illness and injury. More »

Clinical Focus

Sepsis, Inflammation, Multiple Organ Failure, Multisystem Trauma, Burns and Combat Casualty Care, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiogenic Shock, Complex Cardiovascular Support, Neurologic Catastrophes, General Critical Care Support



U-M Domain Expertise Integration and Collaboration with Critical Care Focus Areas
Basic, Clinical, Engineering, and Information Sciences



Future Scientists, Clinicians, Inventors, and Entrepreneurs


on sepsis, multi-system trauma, cardiac arrest, neurologic catastrophes, general critical care



basic and clinical, engineering, information sciences



future scientists and inventors


February 26, 2015

Harm Derksen, PhD featured speaker at Frontiers in Science public lecture series.

February 23, 2015

Xudong (Sherman) Fan appointed to the Lab on a Chip Editorial Board.

February 16, 2015

The EC3 will provide a higher level of care for patients and make it easier for research teams to test new diagnostics, devices, monitoring equipment and treatment strategies.

February 12, 2015

MTRAC program device improves critical patient care with increased accuracy and decreased chance of complications.

February 11, 2015

MCIRCC’s Proposal Development Unit hosts collaboration workshop on integrated funding strategies.

February 11, 2015

Masseys' gift enables research initiative into traumatic brain injury.

February 4, 2015

Highlights how clinical decision-support tools and other data-driven strategies could improve the care of critically ill and injured patients.

January 29, 2015

Two MCIRCC teams among finalists to receive mid-stage, translational research funding.

November 24, 2014

U-M Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor addresses Ebola misinformation and preparedness in U.S. News & World Report.

November 24, 2014

MCIRCC member Jack Iwashyna discusses how sepsis accounts for more than half of all hospital deaths.



March 12, 2015
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join us for this informal TBI info session along with some food, drinks and casual networking.

May 29, 2015
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Early Tech Development (ETD) is a 4-week course designed to equip biomedical faculty and researchers at U-M with the knowledge and tools to navigate the initial process of innovation and commercialization.

© Copyright 1995-2015 Regents of the University of Michigan | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement.  Developed for U-M Medical School by Michigan MultiMedia, Medical School Information Services.