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NIH Initiative for Maximizing Student Development funds UMMS program

Kate Lapane, PhD and Brian Lewis, PhD are co-principal investigators on the grant, Enhancing the success of underrepresented students in biomedical sciences.

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has received a highly competitive
five-year grant to help bolster the success of underrepresented students in
science. The $1.6 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical
Sciences, awarded under the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development,
supports the UMMS commitment to increasing diversity in all areas of the

To view the UMassMed NOW acticle posted September 16, 2015, click here.