27 06, 2019

Please join us for Biomedical Research Day 2019

All MSMR members are cordially invited to join us for our 2019 Biomedical Research Day honors program, which will be held at the Union Club of Boston on Friday, Oct. 25.

Register here. We look forward to seeing you at Biomedical Research Day.

25 04, 2018

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 

BOSTON, MA 02116-3912 



6 12, 2017

Love, Care, Progress!

Our friends at Americans for Medical Progress recently premiered “Love, Care, Progress!,” a new video highlighting the importance of animals in research and the high standards of care they receive. In it, research professionals – including a trainer, scientist, animal behaviorist, surgical manager and veterinarian – talk about caring for the animals in their charge, […]

3 04, 2017

Fancy Footwear

According to evolutionary biologists, humans have been running for about two million years. For most of this time, running was essential to human survival activities like hunting, warfare, and fleeing danger produced better outcomes at a faster pace. It is only in the last few hundred years that […]

6 01, 2017

Beastcam’s 3D images record endangered species

“It is too late for the the Bramble Cay melomys and the Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog—both declared extinct in 2016. It’s probably too late for the Northern White Rhino and the San Cristobal Vermillion Flycatcher, as well. As conservation biologists scramble to head off extinctions, one […]

5 12, 2016

2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences to Stephen Elledge of Harvard

Dr. Stephen Elledge Dr. Stephen Elledge

Stephen Elledge of Harvard Medical School, the University of California’s Harry Noller, Roeland Nusse of Stanford University, Yoshinori Ohsumi of Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Huda Zoghbi of Baylor College of Medicine have won 2017 Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences. Each […]

16 09, 2016

MSMR’s 2016 Biomedical Research Day Honorees

Honorees with MSMR Board Chair Bill Barbo Honorees with MSMR Board Chair Bill Barbo

On Friday, October 21st, MSMR held its 10th annual Biomedical Research Day celebration. This year we recognized five individuals whose work has furthered biomedical research in Massachusetts, New England and the world.

This year’s […]

26 08, 2016

Biomedical Research Day is October 21st

The 2015 Honorees

Each year on October 21st we celebrate Biomedical Research Day. On that day we thank all of our colleagues who dedicate their work to to improving our understanding of the processes of life and to finding life-saving, life-changing cures. On October 21st we celebrate the […]

30 06, 2016

Winner of the the Rabbi Paul Levenson Award for 2016.

levensonAward2016The Mass. Society for Medical Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Ralph Schoemann is the winner of the the Rabbi Paul Levenson Award for 2016.

At organizations that perform animal research, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is responsible for reviewing research protocols and evaluating […]

1 02, 2016

25th Annual Student Competition: Results announced June 24, 2016

All middle- and high-school students in New England were invited to enter MSMR’s Student Competition.

studentsThe students adopt the role of reporter for a news service that delivers information about research breakthroughs to teenage science students. You learn about a particularly interesting breakthrough and submit an Essay, […]