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.
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.
Medical Device Innovation
M-CERSI is housed alongside the Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices at the University of Maryland. The Institute brings together skilled scientists, medical doctors, health practitioners, and bioengineers who are working to research, design, and build biomedical devices to benefit humanity.
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.