Research is Critical in Care

Restoring Life Through Integration

The U-M Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC) is one of the world’s first comprehensive research enterprises devoted to transforming critical care medicine by accelerating science and moving it from bench to bedside. To do this, MCIRCC brings together integrative teams comprised of world-class U-M scientists, clinicians, and engineers with industry partners and funding sources to develop and deploy cutting-edge solutions that elevate the care, outcomes, and quality of life of critically ill and injured patients and their families.

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


March 31, 2015

U-M redefines sepsis care and survival with MCIRCC’s help. 

March 26, 2015

Study by MCIRCC members finds sepsis survivors return to hospital for preventable reasons.

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 5, 2015

A generous gift from the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation will enable U-M researchers to find new ways of diagnosing and treating traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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.



April 23, 2015
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

The role of dynamic knowledge representation in addressing the translational dilemma in the supercomputing age.

May 1, 2015 to May 3, 2015
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

The first cross-border Hacking Health in the world that breaks down barriers to healthcare innovation by bringing together IT and healthcare professionals across the US-Canada border to collaborate, dream up and design apps for patient-centric care.

May 4, 2015
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

This plenary session will address the causes, effects and potential solutions for imbalances in career opportunities.

May 7, 2015
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Keynote Speaker Dr. Mike Ramsey of The University of North Carolina of Chapel Hill will discuss Micro- and Nanofabricated Molecular Measurement Devices in the Ramsey Lab: Past, Present, and Future.

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.

October 2, 2015 to October 3, 2015
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE: October 2 + October 3, 2015

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