A bit of background

  • Research to Better Human Health

    Currently under way at Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute (PVLSI) are studies evaluating tumor suppressor genes, protein inhibitors that may play a role in diabetes, and an enzyme that may be involved in obesity. Learn more about the Institute's research program.

  • A Collaborative Approach

    By bringing scientists and clinicians together, we create multidisciplinary research teams that look at human disease from many different angles. Learn more about the Institute's approach.

  • A Wealth of Expertise

    Our faculty members bring experience in both basic and clinical science to bear on their studies of cancer, diabetes, and other health disorders. Learn more about our scientists.

Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute brings together leading researchers and clinicians from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Baystate Medical Center to study cancer, diabetes, and a range of other human diseases.

Current News