• UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

    The Pathways of Promise capital campaign, the largest fundraising effort since the school was founded, was launched to support the school’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and to shape advances in biomedical research and education well into the 21st century.

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  • UMMS-led discovery of ALS gene funded by Ice Bucket Challenge; nets global attention

    The discovery of a new gene implicated in ALS, led by UMMS scientist Jon Landers, PhD, and funded by The ALS Association with donations from the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has garnered extensive media coverage and validated the success of the social media phenomenon.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Cutting edge UMMS Cryo-Electron Microscopy facility opens

Cutting edge UMMS Cryo-Electron Microscopy facility opens

The grand opening of the Massachusetts Facility for High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy at UMass Medical School is taking place Tuesday, Oct. 4. The event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony; tours of the facility for invited guests; and, open to the public, lectures from world renowned cryo-EM experts.

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Research

Research

Cole Haynes receives investigator award from HHMI, Gates & Simons foundations

Cole Haynes receives investigator award from HHMI, Gates & Simons foundations

Cole Haynes, PhD, was named one of 84 faculty scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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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

Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony welcomes 25 new nurses into the profession

Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony welcomes 25 new nurses into the profession

The Graduate School of Nursing’s annual Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony kicked off Convocation Week at UMass Medical School on Sept. 13 when 25 doctoral students received pins symbolizing their entry into the nursing profession.

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Community

Community

Cancer Walk & Run draws hundreds to support research, patient care

Cancer Walk & Run draws hundreds to support research, patient care

Community members, researchers and business leaders raised more than $350,000 to benefit cancer research and patient care during 2016 UMass Medicine Cancer Walk & Run on Sept. 25.

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Students

Students

GSBS recognizes 37 newly qualified PhD candidates

GSBS recognizes 37 newly qualified PhD candidates

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 37 newly qualified PhD candidates with a formal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, marking the milestone achievement as they transition from classroom-based learning to candidacy for a doctoral degree.

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