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Thank you!

Your generosity has made an impact on our work to advance the health and wellness of our diverse communities throughout Massachusetts and across the world. 

Chancellor Michael F. Collins


Message from the Chancellor

"Together, we made history. UMass Chan Medical School raised a record $222.6 million from our community of supporters in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022. This represents the largest fundraising total in the history of UMass Chan and one of the largest totals ever achieved by a public medical school. At UMass Chan, philanthropy is a key driver of growth and innovation, helping us to support a diverse and exceptionally talented student body and attract world-class and cutting-edge faculty." 


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Stories of your support

The stories of support and lists of donors presented here reflect giving between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. 

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    Endowed chairs surpass 60, bolstering UMass Chan’s position as a research and fundraising powerhouse

    Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, UMass Chan Medical School is establishing endowed chairs at a steady pace, bringing the total number to 63.

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    Record number of scholarships established in FY22

    Thanks to the generosity of alumni, parents and friends, this year an all-time high of 21 new scholarships were established, surpassing the previous record of 11 set just last year.

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    UMass Chan’s gene therapy research expands to two ultra-rare diseases through grassroots funding partnerships

    UMass Chan Medical School is advancing gene therapy research of two fatal, ultra-rare genetic disorders—Cockayne syndrome and UBA5—with help from family-driven funding partnerships. Researchers will harness the Medical School’s unique expertise in molecular therapeutics, which includes groundbreaking work on neurological diseases such as ALS, Tay-Sachs and Huntington’s, to develop treatments for these devastating disorders.

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    2021 UMass Cancer Walk breaks new ground in many ways

    For the first time in its 23-year history, the 2021 UMass Cancer Walk and Run took place at a new location and its main objective remained as clear and strong as ever—to raise funds supporting adult and pediatric cancer research and care, and clinical trials of potentially life-saving therapies underway at UMass Chan Medical School.

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