Mission

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is a faculty-initiated and faculty-organized school with a mission to:

  • engage in leading-edge research that advances our understanding of human biology in health and disease; 
  • translate discovery into treatments that transform the practice of medicine; 
  • determine the effectiveness and outcomes of primary, secondary and tertiary health interventions on patients and populations; and 
  •  train the next generation of scientific leaders, teachers and advocates who will continue with this calling.