News

Stories illustrating the dynamic impact that philanthropy has on the work being conducted by UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care to enhance the health and well-being of our local and global communities.

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Gates Foundation awards MassBiologics $2M to target leading cause of death for children in developing world

Grant supports development of treatment for enteric diarrhea. Read more. 

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Helping UMMS students by giving back and paying it forward

Alumnus Nathaniel Clark supports medical education with endowed scholarship and planned gift. Read more. 

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Community supporters raise more than $1.4 million for 9th Annual Winter Ball

Record-high total includes more than $500,000 to benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Read more. 

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Steadfast supporters of 19th UMass Cancer Walk & Run beat fundraising goal

$560K raised for research, treatment at UMass Cancer Center Read more. 

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Celebrating support for scholarships

Donors recognized at annual dinner by UMMS leaders and students. Read more. 

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Accelerating research, expanding discoveries

$10 million endowment gift from Li Weibo Charitable Foundation to support world-leading research at UMMS. Read more. 

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Riccios intensify support for ALS, neuroscience research

Couple pledges $2 million to support UMass ALS Cellucci Fund and establish the Riccio Fund for Neuroscience Research. Read more. 

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A gift of gratitude

Grateful donor supports the IBD research of the UMass dietician she credits with "saving her life." Read more. 

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Galvanizing scientific discovery

Through the generosity of two area philanthropists, two new endowed chairs are established at UMass Medical School. READ MORE. 

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Pushing for breakthroughs

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation supports UMMS research on 3D-printed bone grafts, which could help treat pediatric patients with bone cancer. Read more

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Remillard Family broadens support of local community through endowed fund at UMMS

Program that provides baby boxes to Worcester families among first to get financial backing. Read more. 

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UMass Medical School faculty appointed to endowed chairs

Newly funded posts supported by Maroun Semaan, UMass ALS Cellucci Fund; existing chairs filled with deserving faculty. Read more. 

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Five Boston Marathon runners will support UMass ALS Cellucci Fund

On April 17, 2017—and for the sixth consecutive year—volunteer runners will participate in the one-and-only Boston Marathon to raise money for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund. Read more. 

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Retired dentist honors late wife with gift to UMMS

Supports Parkinson’s disease research in Department of Neurology. Read more.