A new institute for rare diseases research at UMass Medical School will build on the school's substantial accomplishments in the fields of gene therapy, RNA biology and RNAi technology.
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Gov. Charlie Baker announced the funding with a visit to UMass Amherst's Institute for Applied Life Sciences and its Center for Personalized Health Monitoring.
A UMass Medical School alumna and her husband have made the single largest donation in school history, pledging $2 million to advance ALS and neuroscience research.
The first UMass Lowell satellite campus is open in Haverhill and about 75 students already are enrolled in night classes.