• Class of 2015 med students have another outstanding match

    On Match Day, the School of Medicine Class of 2015 learned where they will begin their careers as doctors; many—66 percent—have chosen primary care specialties.

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  • U.S. News & World Report ranks UMMS 12th in primary care

    UMass Medical School was ranked 12th in primary care education among 130 medical schools and 26 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by weekly news magazine U.S. News & World Report in its 2016 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools” issue.

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  • UMMS Ebola relief effort ships $1.7M in protective gear for health care workers in Liberia

    A critically needed shipment of $1.7 million in personal protective equipment for health care workers was flown to Monrovia, Liberia, yesterday, fulfilling a key component of UMass Medical School’s Ebola relief effort.

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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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Neuroscientists identify brain circuitry responsible for increased anxiety in smokers trying to quit

Neuroscientists identify brain circuitry responsible for increased anxiety in smokers trying to quit

In a promising breakthrough for smokers who are trying to quit, neuroscientists at UMass Medical School and The Scripps Research Institute have identified novel circuitry in the brain responsible for anxiety commonly experienced during withdrawal from nicotine addiction.

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Research

Research

UMMS scientists help develop a new molecule that may aid in leukemia survival

UMMS scientists help develop a new molecule that may aid in leukemia survival

A novel molecule designed by scientists at UMass Medical School and the University of Virginia inhibits progression of a hard-to-treat form of recurring acute myeloid leukemia in patient tissue.

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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
Crosstalk between BRCA-Fanconi anemia and mismatch repair pathways prevents MSH2-dependent aberrant DNA damage responses
Sustained Normalization of Neurological Disease after Intracranial Gene Therapy in a Feline Model
Education

Education

UMMS working to improve oral health for people with intellectual disabilities

UMMS working to improve oral health for people with intellectual disabilities

UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is working to educate dental professionals and students about making dental visits easier for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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Community

Community

Deborah Harmon Hines recognized for ‘tireless work’ in Liberia

Deborah Harmon Hines recognized for ‘tireless work’ in Liberia

Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD, will be recognized by the Liberian Episcopal Community in the United States for her work on behalf of Liberia and the Liberian community.

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Students

Students

UMMS students help children ACE Autism

UMMS students help children ACE Autism

Thanks to student volunteers from UMass Medical School, a special group of Central Massachusetts children have been provided an opportunity to learn to love tennis through the ACEing Autism program.

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