The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Giuliano, Jimenez Receive Manning/IALS Innovation Grant

Sep 2, 2022

Karen Giuliano, professor at the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing and the Insitute for Advanced Life Sciences (IALS) and assistant professor Juan Jimenez of the Biomedical Engineering department at the College of Engineering have received a Seed Grant Award through the Manning/IALS Innovation Grants program in support of their research, "A Novel IV Pole to Improve the Safety of IV Medication Administration During Acute Care"

Alumnus Paul Manning and his wife, Diane, committed $1 million through their family foundation to establish the Manning Innovation Program.The gift provides support in advancing a robust and sustainable commercialization pipeline of applied and translational research projects from UMass Amherst. The Manning/IALS grants are part of this program. 

Giuliano and Jimenez will be designated Manning/IALS Innovation Fellows

Funding for the grants comes from a gift by the MANNING FAMILY FOUNDATION and from the Institute for Advanced Life Sciences Seed Fund Program.