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.
Regulatory Science Competition
On January 15, 2021 students from the University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore participated in the ninth annual M-CERSI regulatory science talent competition virtually, presenting their innovative ideas to a panel of three FDA judges.
February 10 M-CERSI Conference
"Collaborating to Advance Health Equity for Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease" brought together leaders in government, academia, and industry virtually on February 10, 2021.
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.
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
Ninth Annual M-CERSI Regulatory Science Competition Goes Virtual
Nine teams presented their innovations to a panel of three FDA judges via WebEx on Friday, January 15, 2021.