Officials congratulate UMass on winning grant

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Gov. Duval Patrick Governor Deval Patrick

“Congratulations to everyone at the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science on receiving this important NIH grant. As our premier public research university, the University of Massachusetts is a vital partner in the development and implementation of our comprehensive life sciences framework. It is helping us  transform and solidify the commonwealth’s life sciences super cluster to grow our leadership in this sector and to positively impact the health and well-being of the citizens of Massachusetts, the nation and the world. I want tothank the NIH for its confidence and investment in the University of Massachusetts.”

Governor Deval Patrick


Sen. Kerry U.S. Sen. John Kerry

“The University of Massachusetts Medical School has shown once again that it leads the pack nationally, and this grant will help turn their cutting edge research into treatments and cures that will improve the lives of countless Americans. I’m proud that the discoveries of tomorrow will start right here in Massachusetts.”

U.S. Sen. John Kerry


U.S. Sen. Scott Brown U.S. Sen. Scott Brown

“As the only public medical school in the state, the University of Massachusetts Medical School continues to make its mark by conducting breakthrough basic research that can be transformed into treatments and cures for patients. I am pleased that UMass has been recognized for its outstanding work. This funding will help the school move forward with research that leads to important scientific discoveries and new clinical practices.”

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown


Rep. McGovern U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern

“This award reaffirms something that those of us in Central Massachusetts have known for a long time – that UMass Medical School is one of the finest institutions in the country. I want to congratulate them for this remarkable achievement.”

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern


LT Gov Tim Murry Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray

“As a recipient of this generous award, UMass Medical School continues to prove it is one of the nation’s leading research institutions. I sincerely appreciate the support from the National Institutes of Health and congratulate the talented people at UMass Medical School whose hard work and dedication to science resulted in this investment.”

Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray