• Chancellor Collins in STAT: Trump’s travel ban will impede science, medicine

    President Trump’s executive order on immigration is hurting America’s medical and science communities, jeopardizing the ability of foreign-born scientists, physicians and students to study and work here, according to an editorial by Chancellor Michael F. Collins published in STAT.

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  • UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

    The Pathways of Promise capital campaign, the largest fundraising effort since the school was founded, was launched to support the school’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and to shape advances in biomedical research and education well into the 21st century.

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  • Gov. Baker lauds UMass Medical School graduates at 43rd Commencement

    Gov. Charlie Baker spoke at the UMass Medical School 43rd Commencement on June 5 and recognized the newly minted doctors and advanced practice nurses as first in the state trained in opioid safe prescribing and pain management in the wake of the national opioid epidemic.

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  • UMMS implements curriculum changes in current academic year to address opioid crisis

    UMass Medical School announced today that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.

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Neil Aronin studies gene silencing to treat Huntington’s disease

Neil Aronin studies gene silencing to treat Huntington’s disease

In this Expert's Corner video, Neil Aronin, MD, professor of medicine, co-director of the Neurotherapeutics Institute and a globally recognized leader in the field, talks about exploring a promising new therapeutic approach to Huntington's disease based on gene silencing or RNA interference.

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"Throughout the world and close to home we are UMass; dignified and determined; principled and purposeful; respected and relied upon!"

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The year-long process of developing this 2015-2020 Joint Strategic Plan for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center revealed deep connections shared by faculty, staff, students and community members, along with a deep commitment to the future success of our institutions, especially as we face dramatic upheavals in health care financing and delivery; medical and health sciences education; and research funding and the translation of research into practice.

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