Highlights of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

UMMS 2015 rankings in NIH Research Funding

(most recent NIH data)

  • 46th out of all 2450 organizations receiving NIH research funding
    • 2nd percentile
  • 3rd out of 9 New England Medical Schools receiving NIH funding

  • 6th out of 175 MA organizations receiving NIH funding
    • 3rd percentile
  • 33rd out of 139 Medical Schools receiving NIH research funding
    • 24th percentile
  • 3 faculty in top 2 percent of all 35,265 NIH Investigators

  • 1 of only 17 institutions in the nation to be awarded a Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training grant by the NIH

Faculty prizes and awards:

  • 2015 Breakthrough Prize
  • 2008 Lasker Award Winner
  • 2006 Nobel Prize for Medicine
  • 6 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
  • 6 National Academy Members
  • 3 Keck Award Winners
  • 3 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists/Engineers Winners

Student prizes and awards:

  • 7 Weintraub awardees
  • 6 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Pre-doctoral Fellows