• IOM president, Ebola health care workers and Rett Syndrome advocate to be honored at UMass Medical School Commencement

    Celebrations and recognitions preceding Commencement 2015 at UMass Medical School will begin Thursday, May 28, leading up to the formal proceedings that will commence on Sunday, May 31, at noon.

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  • New strategy will allow scientists to map regulatory networks associated with complex multi-gene diseases

    Scientists in the lab of Marian Walhout, PhD, have applied a powerful tool in a new way to characterize genetic variants associated with human disease that will allow them to more easily and efficiently describe genomic variations underlying complex, multi-gene diseases.

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  • 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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  • 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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SOM class speaker Dan Maselli will talk about the power of uncertainty

SOM class speaker Dan Maselli will talk about the power of uncertainty

Since elementary school, Daniel Maselli has held the idea of a physician as a sort of ideal in his mind, the ultimate connection of head and heart. When he graduates from the School of Medicine on Sunday, May 31, he will be well on his way to achieving that ideal, although not in the way he once thought he would.

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Research

Research

Vivian Budnik appointed chair of neurobiology

Vivian Budnik appointed chair of neurobiology

Vivian Budnik, PhD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Neurobiology after having served as interim chair since 2013. 

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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

Women Faculty Awards granted for service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship

Women Faculty Awards granted for service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship

Six women faculty members were honored for outstanding service, education, research, clinical care and mentorship at UMass Medical School’s 15th annual Women’s Faculty Awards luncheon on May 20.

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Community

Community

Telegram & Gazette: Shriver Center projects aim to improve dental care for those with disabilities

Telegram & Gazette: Shriver Center projects aim to improve dental care for those with disabilities

Two Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center projects are training dentists on how to care for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and researching the most effective treatment techniques, according to an article in the Telegram & Gazette April 29.

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Students

Students

UMMS student Shu Yang among ‘29 Who Shine’

UMMS student Shu Yang among ‘29 Who Shine’

School of Medicine student Shu Yang was named by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education as one of its “29 Who Shine” honorees for his outstanding civic contributions.

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