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mcubed

Taubman Health Sciences Library librarians, Mark MacEachern and Jean Song, were selected in the last round of MCubed funding.  “MCubed is a two-year seed-funding program designed to empower interdisciplinary teams of University of Michigan faculty to pursue new initiatives with major societal impact. The program minimizes the time between idea conception and successful research results by providing immediate startup funds for novel, high-risk and transformative research projects. The funds are intended to generate data for groundbreaking, high-impact publications, or preliminary results for new, innovative research proposals. The program also includes high-visibility, campus-wide research symposia to showcase the resulting groundbreaking research.”

  • Mark’s project, with partners, Joel Gagnier and Hal Morgenstern, is called:
    Core outcome measures for rotator cuff disorders

    The selection of appropriate outcomes or domains is crucial when designing clinical trials in order to compare directly the effects of different interventions in ways that minimize bias. If the findings…

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