• A female student wearing a masks holds a microphone and paper while speaking, while a man and a woman look on

    Local Biotech Startups Offer Students a Wealth of Internship Opportunities

    Students learned about internship opportunities at a dozen early-stage medical device and biotech startups during a networking event co-hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) and the UML student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society.
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  • UML Nursing student Caroline Owusu

    Nursing Faculty Will Assist in Clinical Trials for New, Rapid COVID-19 Tests

    Solomont School of Nursing faculty will soon assist with clinical trials on rapid COVID-19 tests that are being developed as part of a massive federal effort. Assoc. Prof. Ainat Koren is leading the initiative, which will deploy nurses and nursing students to existing testing sites to gather patient samples and data.
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  • UML student interns Rachel Papazian and Kimberly Carroll work at Versatope

    From Vaccines to Testing, M2D2 is ‘Laser-Focused’ on the Coronavirus

    The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) has quickly shifted its focus to connect members of the life sciences innovation community with resources and funding opportunities to advance solutions for the coronavirus pandemic, from testing and detection to, ultimately, an effective vaccine.
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  • Welcome desk at medical device incubator at UMass Lowell

    Startup Incubator Aims to Spur Life-saving Innovations

    The Center for Advancing Point of Care Technologies, or CAPCaT, a joint operation between UMass Lowell and UMass Medical, is seeking more entrepreneurs to develop new technologies and medical devices designed to help patients with these conditions manage their well-being.
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  • A student shakes hands with keynote speaker Harvey Lodish

    Biotech East Explores Intersection of Science and Business

    The Manning School of Business and the Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the first-ever Biotech East, a weeklong course for Ph.D. students and postdocs in health, science and medical programs interested in discovering the commercial side of science.
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