The University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Psychiatry held its 11th Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA. Congratulations to Vishwanath Rao, Sophomore from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, MA. Vish was the winner of the Eleventh Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee competition and the Andrew M. Sheridan Young Neuroscientist Award. Vish will be representing UMass in the National Brain Bee competition on March 17th - 19th in Maryland. Winners from each National Brain Bee then go on to compete in the International Brain Bee against students from around the world. Congratulations are also extended to our runner-up, Arya Kunaparaju from Westford Academy, and all top 11 finalists. See photos and read more information about the day here.