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Director's Message

Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.
Director and PI, UMCCTS;
Vice Provost, Clinical and Translational Research;
Professor, Molecular Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

In July 2010, the University of Massachusetts received a $20 million NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) to create the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS), an academic home for clinical and translational science.  The goals of the UMCCTS are: 1) To accelerate the translation of basic discoveries into practical, cost effective solutions that improve human health; and 2) To develop and support the next generation of leaders in clinical and translational research.

Over the last 5 years, we have worked hard to build an ecosystem that supports the translation of UMass discoveries into products for clinical use.  By continuing to build capacity for clinical and translational research across the five UMass campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Worcester), we will develop products that improve the health of citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the world, while also generating important economic benefits for the State.  We encourage you to browse through our site to learn more about what UMCCTS has to offer.

Events

  • 06/02/15
    Conference

    MA Life Sciences Innovation Day 2015, Weathering Healthcare Climate Change

    Hosted By: The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
    Location: Harvard Club of Boston, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
    8:00 am - 7:00 pm

    The 8th Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day is the biggest day for life sciences startups and innovation in the Commonwealth of MA. This is a high-energy, hands-on event which brings together scientific and business leaders to mingle with scientists, post-docs, professors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and venture capitalists.


  • 06/03/15
    Seminar

    Gates Foundation: Overview & Investment Priorities

    Hosted By: UMCCTS and UMMS Office of Innovation and Business Development
    Location: Albert Sherman Center AS8.2072 Conference Room (8th floor)
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Presented by James Rosen, MBA, MSPH
    Deputy Director, Program-Related Investments, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


  • 06/04/15
    Education / Training, Workshop

    K-Club Session

    Location: UMMS, Goff Video Conference Room S2-307C
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • 06/09/15
    Symposium

    4th Annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education

    Location: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, Lowell, MA
    12:00 pm

  • 06/11/15
    Symposium

    S.E.E.D. Symposium 2015

    Hosted By: The UMass Center for Health Equity Intervention Research (CHEIR)
    Location: UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA
    8:00 am

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