The overarching goal of Michigan
Center for Translational Pathology (MCTP) is to “translate” (or
apply) molecular genetics discoveries from the laboratory to the
clinical setting to benefit patient care, bringing research from “the bench" to
We have a
collaborative, dedicated team where all members work together to solve biological
problem from many different angles of expertise, enabling a more
comprehensive understanding. We combine
cutting-edge research utilizing the latest technologies with innovative
analysis to answer important questions about how normal cellular
processes are disrupted in the cancer and how we can design
effective therapies. In addition to experiments using cells, we test
patient samples to corroborate our findings in actual disease
We invite you to learn more about MCTP and the exciting research underway by visiting the About and News section of our website.
For patients interested in the clinical services and studies available, please visit the webpages located in the navigation bar to the right.
If you have questions or comments please visit our Contact Us page or email us at MCTP-Admin@umich.edu
Additionally, you may contact the U-M Cancer Center Answerline (800) 865-1125) where staff can provide you with most helpful and current information.
At MCTP, our hope is your hope: accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and elimination of disease.
We extend our heartfelt wish for the best possible outcome to all patients coping with serious illness.