Dean's Welcome

Anthony Carruthers, PhD

Welcome! We are delighted that you are interested in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The graduate school comprises 440 students and 350 distinguished research faculty who form a diverse and collegial community of scholars hailing from across the United States and around the world. Our students and faculty share a passion for biomedical research and their work is internationally recognized for its impact, quality and breadth. We invite you to sample their research, which spans the study of single molecules through population genomics and outcomes, by visiting our student publications page.

The faculty’s research interests have coalesced into 8 programs of doctoral study in the Basic Biomedical Sciences and into 2 doctoral and 1 masters program of study in the Clinical and Translational Sciences. Each program provides the most contemporary and exciting research training experience to our students who, upon graduation, are nationally competitive in academic and industrial recruitment. We invite you to browse through our site to learn more about the GSBS, to experience the exciting opportunities available to our students and faculty and to appreciate how graduate study in the biomedical sciences builds tomorrow’s leaders in Health Sciences research.

Sincerely, 
Anthony Carruthers, PhD 
Professor and Dean 
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences