• UMass Medical School awards 253 degrees at 44th Commencement exercises

    UMass Medical School bestowed 253 degrees, including three honorary degrees, at its 44th Commencement exercises on the campus green on Sunday, June 4.

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  • UMass Medical School ranked tops in New England for primary care

    The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School the best for primary care education in all of New England. Nationwide, UMMS ranks in the top 10 percent of medical schools in primary care and the top 30 percent in research.

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  • UMMS ranks in top 25 percent of medical schools in NIH funding; departments score high against peers

    UMass Medical School ranked 29th out of 139 medical schools in NIH funding, according to the 2016 report from the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. Ten academic departments at UMMS ranked in the top 50 among their peers at other U.S. medical schools.

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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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Study examines use of bitter substances to halt preterm labor

Study examines use of bitter substances to halt preterm labor

New research by Ronghua ZhuGe, PhD, and colleagues offers insight into the mechanisms of uterine contractions during labor and may lead to new treatments to reduce instances of preterm birth, a leading cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity.

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Research

UMMS postdocs named American Cancer Society Fellows

UMMS postdocs named American Cancer Society Fellows

Caitlin Brown, PhD; Amanda Monahan, PhD; and Gregoriy Dokshin, PhD, postdocs at UMass Medical School, have been named 2017 American Cancer Society Fellows.

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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

Jason Lau named Medical Research Scholar by the National Institutes of Health

Jason Lau named Medical Research Scholar by the National Institutes of Health

Jason Lau, a third-year School of Medicine student, has been named an NIH 2017 Medical Research Scholar.

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Community

Youth cadets get authentic police academy training at UMass Medical School

Youth cadets get authentic police academy training at UMass Medical School

Fourteen Worcester teens participated in the Summer Youth Police Academy at UMass Medical School, whose Department of Public Safety launched the first-of-its-kind youth career program. 

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Students

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognizes 22 scientists

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognizes 22 scientists

The students, faculty and staff of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences have accomplished in a few years what others might have considered impossible, said Dean Anthony Carruthers at the GSBS Celebration of Student Achievement on Thursday, June 1.

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