Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (M-CERSI)
At the Heart of Biotech
The University of Maryland Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation is located within an hour’s drive from many of the nation’s top bioscience research forces—including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Download presentations, audio, and video from past M-CERSI workshops, such as the Predictive Immunogenicity for Better Clinical Outcomes workshop, or the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) workshop.
A Part of History
Founded in 1841, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is one of seven professional schools and a graduate school located at the University of Maryland, a thriving center for life sciences research and community service.
annual M-CERSI talent competitions celebrated since 2013
Each year, M-CERSI hosts the "America's Got Regulatory Science Talent" competition, through which students are invited to meet with FDA staff to discuss their project proposals.
total participants in M-CERSI monthly lectures
M-CERSI hosts monthly lectures on topics ranging from "Patient Understanding of Medical Products" to “The Immune Properties of Natural and Synthetic DNA.”
participants in M-CERSI Exchange Award Conferences
Science Exchange conferences tackle topics ranging from Drug Development in Pediatric Heart Failure to Building the National Evaluation System for Medical Devices.
News & Events
Student Competition Spotlights Innovation in Regulatory Science
Winning group proposes regulatory standards for wearable and implantable medical technologies.