Development News

Current Issue

Maxine and Stuart Frankel want their gift to launch innovative collaborations that will lead to life-saving discoveries.
Winter 2020

BY KELLY MALCOM

Gift will establish the Frankel Innovation Initiative to accelerate the development of life-saving therapies

Tadataka and Leslie Yamada
Winter 2020

BY KARA GAVIN

Tadataka and Leslie Yamada’s gift will establish the U-M Center for Global Health Equity

Judith Tam, president of the Richard Tam Foundation
Winter 2020

BY KARA GAVIN

Gift will expand and harness the power of massive data to help bipolar patients

Past Issues

Joyce and Don Massey
Fall 2018

BY KATIE VLOET AND SHELLEY ZALEWSKI

The Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation and U-M make TBI breakthroughs

Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Fall-Winter 2015

By Allison Wilson

Michigan alum supports high-impact, early team science

Sidney and Madeline Forbes
Fall 2016

By Nicole Fawcett

A $17.5 million gift establishes the Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery

U-M Depression Center
Winter 2017

By Kara Gavin

Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg’s gift will help transform depression treatment

bipolar research
Summer 2017

BY KARA GAVIN

A gift from the Prechter family supports bipolar research

Jo Elyn Nyman
Spring 2016

By Allison Wilson with additional reporting by Whitley Hill

U-M’s new pediatric inpatient psychiatry unit

Kellogg Eye Center
Fall-Winter 2015

Reporting by Margaretann Cross

Supporting research to advance treatment and prevention of the world's second-leading cause of blindness

Block Out Cancer
Fall 2017

Celebrities, community members support fight against childhood cancers

Carr family
Fall 2017

BY KATIE VLOET

Pediatric brain tumor research at Michigan Medicine