DNP drug users risk ‘literally baking to death,’ Boyer tells Reuters

DNP drug users risk ‘literally baking to death,’ Boyer tells Reuters

Edward Boyer, MD, PhD, explains to Reuters how the drug DNP, or 2,4-Dinitrophenol, breaks the body’s cycle of making and storing energy and instead releases it as heat.

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Research

Research

Expert’s Corner: Sharone Green on threat of chikungunya virus

Expert’s Corner: Sharone Green on threat of chikungunya virus

In our Expert's Corner video, infectious disease expert Sharone Green, MD, says local residents do not have to worry about contracting chikungunya virus at home, but must take the threat seriously if they plan to travel to the Caribbean or other places where it is endemic.

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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
Visualization of repetitive DNA sequences in human chromosomes with transcription activator-like effectors
Amphotericin B Increases Influenza A Virus Infection by Preventing IFITM3-Mediated Restriction
Education

Education

High school standouts get a taste of medicine

High school standouts get a taste of medicine

The High School Health Careers summer program at UMass Medical School is giving high-achieving local teens a firsthand education in what health and science careers entail.

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Community

Community

Shriver Center autism experts explain new insurance legislation to TV3’s Worcester News Tonight

Shriver Center autism experts explain new insurance legislation to TV3’s Worcester News Tonight

Amy Weinstock and Maura Buckley of UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center talked to Charter TV3’s Worcester News Tonight about why they believe a new bill to extend coverage of autism treatment services under public health insurance plans is important for families across Massachusetts.

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Students

Students

UMMS student Molly Cook receives Schweitzer Fellowship

UMMS student Molly Cook receives Schweitzer Fellowship

Second-year medical student Molly Cook has been chosen as one of 14 Boston Schweitzer Fellows and will spend the next year teaching teens about intimate relationship violence.

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