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

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

The 2015 Commencement Exercises will recognize the lifesaving efforts of faculty who helped to stem the Ebola outbreak in Liberia; the research advocacy work of Rett Syndrome Research Trust co-founder Monica Coenraads; and the leadership of IOM president Victor J. Dzau, MD.

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Research

Research

Searching the microbiome for clues to managing inflammatory bowel disease

Searching the microbiome for clues to managing inflammatory bowel disease

Based on the success of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Barbara Olendzki is collaborating with colleagues in the UMass Center for Microbiome Research to uncover how exactly this diet affects gut bacteria.

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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

Medical student Tedi Begaj receives HHMI Medical Research Fellowship

Tedi Begaj, a third year student in the School of Medicine, has been awarded a 2015 Medical Research Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He will conduct research to develop and deliver adeno-associated viral gene therapy in retinitis pigmentosa.

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