Mainebiz boosts UMaine, USM medical research partnership

Mainebiz reported on the medical research partnership between the University of Maine and University of Southern Maine to advance the field of medicine and create new professional development opportunities. The pilot partnership is led by the UMaine Institute of Medicine and provides fellowships to USM faculty, who will become adjunct faculty at UMaine and work with researchers at the institute. Research includes studying mosquito-transmitted diseases, using new technology to fight cancer and developing composite materials for medical devices and implants.