• Chancellor Michael F. Collins (center) joins (from left) Guangping Gao, PhD; P.J. “Chuck” Chen; Yuet Chai; and Terence R. Flotte, MD, at an event announcing a $2 million gift from the Horae Oriental Shenzhen Investment Company of Guangdong, China, and the renaming of the UMMS Gene Therapy Center to the Horae (红瑞) Gene Therapy Center in recognition of the gift.

    Horae Oriental endows Gene Therapy Center at UMass Medical School with $2M gift

    The Gene Therapy Center at UMass Medical School, a global leader in adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy, has received a $2 million endowment from the Horae Oriental Shenzhen Investment Company of Guangdong, China.


  • UMMS BaccMD program a ‘pre-med boot camp’ for top students at UMass undergrad campuses

    Elias Nammour, Jacqueline Tran and Anthony Tran, all members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019, are the first BaccMD scholars to enter the UMMS.

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  • UMMS study shows Google Glass effective tool for toxicology consult in ER

    Toxicologist Peter R. Chai, MD, studies the use of Google Glass in the emergency room for virtual consults.

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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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John Hayes appointed to top fundraising post

John Hayes appointed to top fundraising post

John R. Hayes Jr. has been appointed vice chancellor for development for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care. Prescott D. Stewart has been appointed executive director of advancement for UMass Medical School.

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Research

Research

Clinical and translational science award renewed

Clinical and translational science award renewed

UMass Medical School has received a four year renewal of its Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health. The award supports efforts by UMMS and its clinical partner, UMass Memorial, to advance clinical research.

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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 BaccMD program a ‘pre-med boot camp’ for top students at UMass undergrad campuses

UMMS BaccMD program a ‘pre-med boot camp’ for top students at UMass undergrad campuses

Elias Nammour, Jacqueline Tran and Anthony Tran, all members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019, are the first BaccMD scholars to enter the UMMS. 

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Community

Community

Diversity Campus Read launches with conversation about palliative care and end-of-life planning

Diversity Campus Read launches with conversation about palliative care and end-of-life planning

The 2015 Diversity Campus Read at UMass Medical School was launched with a conversation about palliative and end-of-life care.

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Students

Students

Home-style welcome for new medical students

Home-style welcome for new medical students

UMass Medical School held a picnic to welcome the School of Medicine Class of 2019.

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