UMMS ALS research fund renamed to honor Paul Cellucci
The UMass ALS Champion Fund is now the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund, Chancellor Michael F. Collins has announced. The Cellucci Fund will continue to raise philanthropic support for research at UMass Medical School into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the illness that claimed the life of former Massachusetts Gov. Paul Cellucci in June of 2013. Read more.
CANDO Clinic offers new hope to children with autism and their families
The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (CANDO) Clinic is the first-ever interdisciplinary autism disorder clinic in Metro West and Central Massachusetts. Launched in June 2013, it is a single point of entry that provides timely, comprehensive evaluations and short-term treatment services. Philanthropic support for the clinic has come from several sources. Read more.
Donor-funded research promises to be "the epitome of personalized cancer treatment." Full story.
Fundraising for 15th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk exceeds $500,000 goal. Full story.
UMass Medical School Sidekicks get support from charitable foundations. Full story.
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