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UMass Centre for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS)

Posted On: Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Nathaniel Hafer, Director of Operations, UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science;

Peter Dunn, Assistant Chief Development Officer, Business & Community Development Division, Executive Office of Economic Development at City of Worcester

UMass Centre for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS) functions across the five UMass campuses with the aim to improve healthcare in Massachusetts. It promotes research, collaborations, and entrepreneurship across the UMass communities. UMCCTS provides mentoring and resources such as bench space and equipment at different stages of entrepreneurship. They also provide bio-repository, tissue bank services, information about clinical trials and informatics data portal. In addition, UMCCTS helps to support grant writing and hosts grant competitions for pilot funding. UMCCTS also has a specialized program to promote the development of medical devices (M2D2).

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