• AP Big Story: UMass Medical School trains students to fight opioid abuse

    UMass Medical School is leading the charge to better train medical and advanced practice nursing students in the prevention and management of opioid abuse, according to an Associated Press story published June 28.

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  • Summer Enrichment Program leads diverse students on path to medical school

    This year’s Summer Enrichment Program for college undergraduates welcomed 20 high-performing students who learned what it takes to gain entry to medical school.

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  • Gov. Baker lauds UMass Medical School graduates at 43rd Commencement

    UMass Medical School awarded 227 degrees at its 43rd Commencement on Sunday, June 5, and recognized the newly minted doctors and advanced practice nurses as first in the state trained in opioid safe prescribing and pain management in the wake of the national opioid epidemic.

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  • UMMS Graduate School of Nursing adopts opioid conscious curriculum

    UMass Medical School announced that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.

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  • UMass Medical School: An introduction

    Our mission: To advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery along with clinical partner UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care provider in Central Massachusetts. Find out more about UMMS here.

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UMMS researchers make ‘startling’ discovery that a Salmonella protein reduces drug resistance in tumors

UMMS researchers make ‘startling’ discovery that a Salmonella protein reduces drug resistance in tumors

Scientists at UMass Medical School have found that the Salmonella protein SipA naturally reduces a well-known drug-resistant molecule found in many different types of cancer cells. They collaborated to deploy a SipA ‘nanobug’ that rendered tumors ‘almost undetectable.’

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Research

Research

Third Rock Ventures launches Fulcrum Therapeutics; Michael Green of UMMS a co-founder

Third Rock Ventures launches Fulcrum Therapeutics; Michael Green of UMMS a co-founder

Michael Green, MD, PhD, is one of five scientific co-founders of Fulcrum Therapeutics, a new company located in Cambridge’s Kendall Square focused on discovering and developing small molecules that modulate the on/off control mechanisms that regulate genes.

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Direct Visualization of HIV-1 Replication Intermediates Shows that Capsid and CPSF6 Modulate HIV-1 Intra-nuclear Invasion and Integration
DNA-binding-domain fusions enhance the targeting range and precision of Cas9.
A separable domain of the p150 subunit of human chromatin assembly factor-1 promotes protein and chromosome associations with nucleoli
A Conserved Dopamine-Cholecystokinin Signaling Pathway Shapes Context–Dependent Caenorhabditis elegans Behavior
Education

Education

Melanie Donahue starts blood cancer research fellowship at Broad Institute

Melanie Donahue starts blood cancer research fellowship at Broad Institute

Third-year School of Medicine student Melanie Donahue is spending a year at the Broad Institute studying proteins with genetic mutations implicated in the development of blood cancers, thanks to a 2016 Physician-Scientist Career Development Award from the American Society of Hematology.

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Community

Community

New consortium focuses on improved training for home health aides

New consortium focuses on improved training for home health aides

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and UMass Medical School have formed a statewide consortium to improve training and education for direct care workers, who provide assistance to elders, people with disabilities and those with a chronic illness.

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Students

Students

Inspired by Schweitzer’s ‘reverence for life,’ Melanie Dubois looks toward career in global health

Inspired by Schweitzer’s ‘reverence for life,’ Melanie Dubois looks toward career in global health

Fourth-year medical student Melanie Dubois worked as a junior physician at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, this spring after being selected for the highly competitive Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.

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