Health Research Institute

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At Michigan Tech, researchers in the Health Research Institute (HRI) are tackling a variety of health-related challenges, whether that is developing material for better wound care, creating vaccines, studying alcohol’s effects on the nervous system, designing a magnetoelastic sensor for use in an artificial knee, or growing heart muscle cells faster and stronger with less chance of rejection. The research is translational, interdisciplinary, and increasingly convergent.


The mission of the Health Research Institute is to establish and maintain a thriving environment that promotes translational, interdisciplinary, and increasingly convergent health-related research and inspires education and outreach activities.

Visit the HRI website to learn more!