About Baystate Medical Center
Baystate Medical Center is an academic, research and teaching hospital that serves as the western campus of Tufts University School of Medicine. It is the major referral care center and only Level 1 trauma center for western Massachusetts, and is home to one of New England's busiest emergency rooms. One of Thomson Reuters/Truven Health Analytics' top 50 U.S. hospitals for cardiovascular care and top 100 U.S. hospitals, Baystate Medical Center is also designated a Leapfrog Top Hospital for quality and safety, is a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, and is a six-time winner of the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. www.baystatehealth.org/bmc
About the University of Massachusetts Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the flagship campus of the UMass system, is one of the nation's top public research universities with 28,000 students studying in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2013, UMass Amherst offers 108 undergraduate degree programs (including six associate degrees) as well as 76 masters and 50 doctoral programs. For more information visit: www.umass.edu.
About the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute
PVLSI was created in 2002 as a joint venture of Baystate Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with the dual missions of biomedical research and economic development. Drawing on each of the founders as well as its own researchers, the Institute brings together physicians, scientists, and engineers to create interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams focused on the molecular mechanisms of disease and the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools. For more information
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